Retrogression is a related term of retrograde.
As nouns the difference between retrogression and retrograde
is that retrogression
is a deterioration or decline to a previous state while retrograde
is a degenerate person.
As a adjective retrograde is
directed backwards, retreating; reverting especially inferior state, declining; inverse, reverse; movement opposite to normal or intended motion, often circular motion.
As a verb retrograde is
to move backwards; to recede; to retire; to decline; to revert.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A deterioration or decline to a previous state.
* 1849 , Hogg's Weekly Instructor (page 388)
(biology) A return to a less complex condition.
- History and experience, the enshriners of the past, and investigation, the discoverer of the present and preparer for the future, will prevent retrogression .
From (etyl) < (etyl) retrogradus.
Directed backwards, retreating; reverting especially inferior state, declining; inverse, reverse; movement opposite to normal or intended motion, often circular motion.
Counterproductive to a desired outcome.
* It is most retrograde to our desire.
(astronomy, of a body orbiting another) In the opposite direction to the orbited body's spin.
- retrograde ideas, morals, etc.
A degenerate person.
(music) The reversal of a melody so that what is played first in the original melody is played last and what is played last in the original melody is played first.
From (etyl) ).
To move backwards; to recede; to retire; to decline; to revert.
(astronomy) To show retrogradation.