Definition of Regressiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being regressive. ¹



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Definition of Regressiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regressiveness

regression coefficient
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regression equation
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regression of the mean
regression of y on x
regression to the mean
regression toward the mean
regression tree
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regressions
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regressive-reconstructive approach
regressive staining
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regressiveness (current term)
regressivities
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regretable
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regretfulnesses
regreting
regretless
regrets
regrets only

Literary usage of Regressiveness

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1. Tariffs: A Study in Method by Theodor Emanuel Gregory (1921)
"The danger is that this concealed regressiveness is not perceived. Complex specific duties are not subject to this factor of regressiveness to the same ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"However, as the CBO also explains, alternative tax and transfer policies could offset the regressiveness of a tax increase. Proponents of these tax changes ..."

3. Literary Studies by Walter Bagehot (1879)
"... and a superfluous amount of regressiveness. People of this sort are unable to look a long way in front of them, and they wander from the right path. ..."

4. Shakespeare, the Man: An Essay by Walter Bagehot (1901)
"... and a superfluous amount of regressiveness. People of this sort are unable to look a long way in front of them, and they wander from the right path. ..."

5. Methodist Review (1898)
"The common element in the religious beliefs of China is regressiveness. or a turning to the past in search of rest; the message of China to the world is, ..."

6. The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and by John Franklin Genung (1900)
"... amount of regressiveness. People of this sort are unable to look a long way in front of them, and they wander from the right path. ..."

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