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Synonyms of regressive

Adjective


1. regressive (vs. progressive)

usage: (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate decreases as the amount of income increases

2. regressive (vs. progressive), atavistic, throwback(prenominal), retrograde, retrogressive, returning, reverting, unmodernized, unmodernised, backward

usage: opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state

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