Definition of Retrogression in English :

Define Retrogression in English

Retrogression meaning in English

Meaning of Retrogression in English

Pronunciation of Retrogression in English

Retrogression pronunciation in English

Pronounce Retrogression in English


see synonyms of retrogression


1. degeneration, retrogression

passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form

2. regress, regression, retrogression, retroversion, reversion

returning to a former state

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of retrogression
any retrogressing
2.  Biology
a return to a lower, less complex stage or state; degeneration

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see synonyms of retrogression
intr.v. ret·ro·gressed, ret·ro·gress·ing, ret·ro·gress·es
1. To return to an earlier, inferior, or less complex condition.
2. To go or move backward.

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