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Antonyms for regressive
rɪˈgrɛs ɪvre·gres·sive

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  1. regressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  2. regressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  3. regressiveadjective

    Antonyms:
    progressive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regressiveadjective

    (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases

    Antonyms:
    modernized, forward-moving, forward-looking, advanced, modern, progressive, degressive, innovative, state-of-the-art, modernised, advancing, forward

  2. regressiveadjective

    opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state

    Antonyms:
    progressive, innovative, degressive, forward, modern, forward-moving, advancing, advanced, forward-looking, state-of-the-art, modernised, modernized

How to use regressive in a sentence?

  1. Lewis Mumford:

    Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.

  2. Rupert Abbott:

    Indonesia's new government took office on the back of promises to improve respect for human rights, but carrying out these executions would be a regressive move.

  3. Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar:

    Either you are symbol of regressive forces or you decide to lead the progressive forces, i have taken the decision for the latter for 21 years (in politics).

  4. Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    Repealing this regressive and unfair tax on women is a matter of social and economic justice, i look forward to signing it into law.

  5. Kailash Satyarthi:

    I definitely appreciate the government's move to enhance the age of employment from 14 to 18, but these are two serious grey areas, finally, the government has agreed to bring an amendment to the existing law, but what is more shocking is that this amendment is regressive, it is not progressive.

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