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Synonyms for regressive
rɪˈgrɛs 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)

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  3. regressive(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    progressive

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How to use regressive in a sentence?

  1. Ian Prior:

    Loudoun County's continued implementation of critical race theory in the school system is regressive, divisive, and destructive. It has turned this county into a national punchline, the fact that they now want to spend over $6 million a year to continue to push this morally bankrupt ideologyon teachers and students is an absolute abomination. It is becoming clearer every day that someone is making a fortune on the backs of Loudoun County taxpayers and it is time for LCPS [Loudoun County Public Schools]to start communicating with parents and explain itself with more than misleading press releases from the Interim Superintendent.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  5. 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.

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