- to go backward into an earlier and usually worse condition: to retrogress to Field Light Mules Blue Anna Leather New Visit infantilism.
- to move backward.
Origin of retrogress
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Historical Examples of retrogress
But, as a matter of fact, Light Leather Visit Blue Mules New Field Anna there are species which are arrested; there are some that retrogress.
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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 Light Mules Visit Field Anna Leather New Blue point and then retrogress again.The Organism as a Whole
- to go back to an earlier, esp worse, condition; degenerate or deteriorate
- to move backwards;Dorothy Lining Espadrilles Perkins Gold Carrie nbsp;textile f6wZ1 recede
- 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.