- to go backward into an earlier and usually worse condition: to retrogress to Black Ankle Textile Deli Leather Look Boots New infantilism.
- to move backward.
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- to go back to an earlier, esp worse, condition; degenerate or deteriorate
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- biology to develop characteristics or features of lower or simpler organisms; degenerate
Word Origin for retrogress
Word Origin and History for retrogress
"move backward; deteriorate," 1816, probably a back-formation from retrogression. Related: Retrogressed; retrogressing.