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1. regression

noun. ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely.

Synonyms

  • abnormality
  • abnormalcy
  • infantile fixation
  • arrested development

Antonyms

  • condition
  • commonness
  • normal
  • abnormal

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • regress (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Regression

  • transgression
  • misimpression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • impression
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession

Example sentences of the word regression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Repeat the above for each later stage of the regression.

2. regression

noun. ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] 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).

Synonyms

  • regression toward the mean
  • regression analysis
  • statistical procedure
  • statistical method
  • rectilinear regression
  • curvilinear regression
  • simple regression
  • linear regression

Antonyms

  • better
  • stay
  • affirmation
  • typicality

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • regress (English)

3. regression

noun. ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] returning to a former state.

Synonyms

  • regress
  • reversion
  • reversal
  • retrogression

Antonyms

  • question
  • offence
  • offense
  • gain

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • regress (English)

4. regression

noun. ['rəˈgrɛʃən'] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction
  • defence

Antonyms

  • averageness
  • unnatural
  • expectedness
  • normalcy

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • regress (English)
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