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1. regressive

adjective. ['rəˈgrɛsɪv'] opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state.

Synonyms

  • reverting
  • unmodernized
  • retrograde
  • throwback
  • returning
  • unmodernised
  • atavistic
  • backward

Antonyms

  • progressive
  • gain
  • progress
  • better

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Rhymes with Regressive

  • unimpressive
  • progressive
  • expressive
  • successive
  • repressive
  • impressive
  • depressive
  • recessive
  • possessive
  • oppressive
  • obsessive
  • excessive
  • aggressive

Sentences with regressive


1. Adjective
Progressive tax systems place more taxes on those that earn more; regressive tax systems do just the opposite.

2. Noun, singular or mass
There are two types of tax systems that governments around the world use: progressive and regressive.

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