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Definition of Regress

Regress

  1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. "The progress or regress of man".
  2. The power or liberty of passing back.
  3. To go back; to return to a former place or state.

Regress Quotations

As long as men are free to ask what they must, free to say what they think, free to think what they will, freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
Marcel Proust

I know children regress after vaccination because it happened to my own son. Why aren't there any tests out there on the safety of how vaccines are administered in the real world, six at a time? Why have only two of the 36 shots our kids receive been looked at for their relationship to autism?
Jenny McCarthy

Evolution doesn't care whether you believe in it or not, no more than gravity does. I want to rekindle excitement over what we've achieved as a species with the space program. We can't afford to regress back to the days of superstition.
Seth MacFarlane

The creative act is also in a small way a suffering act - we start out with our ego, this hope of making this thing whatever it be, but so often it eludes us and it collapses and we kind of regress into this mental suffering, we can't find what we're looking for.
Michael Leunig

Consciousness itself is an infinite regress. This explains coincidences.
Robert Anton Wilson
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Regress Translations

regress in Spanish is retroceso