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retrogression

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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

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The first known use of retrogression was in 1604

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“Retrogression.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retrogression. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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