un retrogressive

retrogressive

[re-truh-gres-iv]
adjective
characterized by retrogression; degenerating.

Origin:
1795–1805; < Latin retrōgress(us) (see retrogress) + -ive

retrogressively, adverb
unretrogressive, adjective
unretrogressively, adverb


backward.


progressive.
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retrogressive

adjective
going from better to worse [syn: retrograde
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