degressive

adjective
de·​gres·​sive | \ di-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce degressive (audio) , ˈdē-gre- How to pronounce degressive (audio) \

Definition of degressive

: tending to descend or decrease

Other Words from degressive

degressively adverb

First Known Use of degressive

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for degressive

de- + -gressive (as in progressive)

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“Degressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/degressive. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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