regressively
adverb see regressive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Regressively — Re*gress ive*ly, adv. In a regressive manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regressively — regressive ► ADJECTIVE 1) tending to regress or characterized by regression. 2) (of a tax) taking a proportionally greater amount from those on lower incomes. DERIVATIVES regressively adverb regressiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • regressively — See regressive. * * * …   Universalium

  • regressively — adverb in a regressive manner …   Wiktionary

  • regressively — rɪ gresɪvlɪ adv. with backward movement; retrogressively, in the manner of returning to a previous state …   English contemporary dictionary

  • regressively — ad. Backward, by return …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • regressively — re·gres·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • regressively — adverb see regressive * * * regressˈively adverb 1. In a regressive manner 2. By return • • • Main Entry: ↑regress …   Useful english dictionary

  • regressive — regressively, adv. regressiveness, regressivity /ree gre siv i tee/, n. /ri gres iv/, adj. 1. regressing or tending to regress; retrogressive. 2. Biol. of, pertaining to, or effecting regression. 3. (of tax) decreasing proportionately with an… …   Universalium

  • regressive — adjective Date: 1634 1. tending to regress or produce regression 2. being, characterized by, or developing in the course of an evolutionary process involving increasing simplification of bodily structure 3. decreasing in rate as the base… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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