WordNet Search - 3.1

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- S: (n) arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation,
**regression**(an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely) - S: (n)
**regression**((psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state) - S: (n)
**regression**, simple regression, regression toward the mean, statistical regression (the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)) - S: (n)
**regression**, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion (returning to a former state) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term***derivationally related form**- W: (v)
regress [Related to: regression, regress] (go back to a previous state)
*"We reverted to the old rules"* - W: (v)
revert [Related to: reversion] (go back to a previous state)
*"We reverted to the old rules"* - W: (v) retrogress [Related to: retrogression] (get worse or fall back to a previous condition)
- W: (v)
retrovert [Related to: retroversion] (go back to a previous state)
*"We reverted to the old rules"*