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retrogression

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  1. the act or an instance of going back to an earlier and lower level especially of intelligence or behavior social instability that has led to a retrogression of moral values and standards of decent behavior Synonyms of retrogression regression, reversionWords Related to retrogression backslide, lapse, relapse; atavism, return; nondevelopment; decline, degenerationNear Antonyms of retrogression gestation, growth, maturation, ripeningAntonyms of retrogression advancement, development, evolution, progression


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