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Synonyms for regression
rɪˈgrɛʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regression(noun)

    an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, reversion, infantile fixation, statistical regression, fixing, fixation, arrested development, regression toward the mean, simple regression, retroversion, regress, obsession

  2. regression(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, simple regression, infantile fixation, fixation, reversion, arrested development, statistical regression, regression toward the mean, retroversion, regress

  3. regression, simple regression, regression toward the mean, statistical regression(noun)

    the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, simple regression, infantile fixation, fixation, reversion, arrested development, statistical regression, regression toward the mean, retroversion, regress

  4. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion(noun)

    returning to a former state

    Synonyms:
    infantile fixation, lapse, simple regression, reversal, regression toward the mean, fixation, turnaround, arrested development, relapsing, retrogression, retroflection, regress, reasoning backward, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, reverse, atavism, turnabout, reverting, relapse, statistical regression, retroversion, degeneration, reversion, retroflexion

Wiktionary

  1. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

  2. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

  3. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

  4. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

  5. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

  6. regression(noun)

    Antonyms:
    progression

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. regression

    Synonyms:
    retreat, return, retrogradation, retrogression, retirement

    Antonyms:
    advancement, progression, aggression, procession

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. regression(n.)

    Synonyms:
    return, REGRESS

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. regression

    Synonyms:
    Regressive metamorphosis, retrograde metamorphosis (in part)

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How to use regression in a sentence?

  1. Salman Aziz:

    Finding someone’s weakness only can make you strongest in the earth but not inside you. And someday you can be in the worst situation when someone found your biggest weakness. That day you will be left with regression. Nothing can change back!

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The nervous system of philosophy fails, as in the neurons of philosophy, like the black holes of the cosmos, a quantum acceleration or deceleration of progress or regression. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Cometan:

    Division is always regression.

  4. Alex Branczik:

    There's no doubt that today this image has incredible currency not just here in the UK but across Europe and beyond, here we see this, one of our oldest democracies and within it we see the regression toward tribal animalistic behavior.

  5. Salman Aziz:

    Outer beauty won’t remain forever but inner beauty does. Don’t run after outer beauty. Because of it can be a huge mistake when you chose outer beauty instead of inner beauty. And that will leave you with regression. Only try to know and get the inner beauty of somebody or something. It will bring peace inside of you.


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