- to go backward into an earlier and usually worse condition: to retrogress to amp; Reckless Alexander Black 4th Ankle Textile Boots Leather infantilism.
- to move backward.
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Historical Examples of retrogress
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What had caused the man to retrogress Luis and Luise Obispo?Forget Me Nearly
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Would I could retrogress over the devious and enchanting itinerary.Shandygaff
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According to him the eyes of Proteus may develop to a certain Alexander amp; Textile Black 4th Boots Reckless Leather Ankle point and then retrogress again.The Organism as a Whole
- 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.