Retrogressive vs Retrogression - What's the difference?

retrogressive | retrogression |

Retrogressive is a related term of retrogression.

As an adjective retrogressive

is of or relating to retrogression.

As a noun retrogression is

a deterioration or decline to a previous state.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to retrogression
  • Directed towards the rear or the past; retrograde
  • retrogression



    (en noun)
  • A deterioration or decline to a previous state.
  • * 1849 , Hogg's Weekly Instructor (page 388)
  • History and experience, the enshriners of the past, and investigation, the discoverer of the present and preparer for the future, will prevent retrogression .
  • *'>citation
  • (biology) A return to a less complex condition.