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Synonyms for regression
rɪˈgrɛʃ ənre·gres·sion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. regression

    retreat, return, retrogradation, retrogression, retirement

    advancement, progression, aggression, procession

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regressionnoun

    an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

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

  2. regressionnoun

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

    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 regressionnoun

    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)

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

  4. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversionnoun

    returning to a former state

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. regressionnoun

    return, REGRESS

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. regression

    Regressive metamorphosis, retrograde metamorphosis (in part)

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  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. Jeff Werber:

    One colleague that I read an article about has used it for tumors, and the cannabidiol was instrumental in causing tumor regression, hopefully we can learn more as time goes on as more states legalize marijuana, we’ll learn a lot more and be able to prove scientifically, the benefits of the use of cannabidiols for pets.

  3. 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.

  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. Melanie Campbell:

    We believe this is a state of emergency, because we don't have a strong voting Voting Rights act to push back on some of this, then we are looking at regression... and with African Americans, we have always had to have federal intervention.

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