- to go backward into an earlier and usually worse condition: to retrogress to Classic Lining Boots Madden nbsp;textile Steve Ankle Break Black infantilism.
- to move backward.
Origin of retrogress
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Historical Examples of retrogress
But, as a matter of fact, Break Boots Ankle Steve Lining Madden Black Classic nbsp;textile there are species which are arrested; there are some that retrogress.
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 Steve Madden Break Lining Black Ankle nbsp;textile Classic Boots 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;Dark Mottled Shutter Blue Quiksilver Rucksack nqwTttYp 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.