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Synonyms for regressiverɪˈgrɛs ɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regressive(adj)

    (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. regressive(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. regressive(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  2. regressive(adjective)

    That tends to return, revert or regress.

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  3. regressive(adjective)

    Whose rate decreases as the amount increases.

    Antonyms:
    progressive

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#12026backward
#14889downward
#38684retrograde
#38772reactionary
#54225regressive
#226482retrogressive

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