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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Going from better to worse.

Usage examples (38)
  • The reformer who was so recently "retrogressive" had now become a rival in reform.
  • He is only devoid of cultural cachet or culturally "retrogressive" if, as a culture, we dismiss these personal qualities and refuse to see them as part of our future.
  • INLD secretary general & Rajya Sabha MP Ajay Singh Chautala described the step as 'retrogressive' & yet another flip-flopping in the vital field of education.
  • United States a permeating retrogressive influence. for more
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