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  • adj. Of or relating to retrogression
  • adj. Directed towards the rear or the past; retrograde

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to retrograde; going or moving backward; declining from a better to a worse state.
  • adj. Passing from a higher to a lower condition; declining from a more perfect state of organization; regressive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Going backward; retrograde; declining in strength or excellence; degenerating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. going from better to worse

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