regress has definitions from the fields of psychology,logic,statistics
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[ noun ] (psychology,logic) the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

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reasoning

2
[ verb ] go back to bad behavior

Examples

"Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"

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revert backsliding recidivism

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[ verb ] get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
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[ verb ] go back to a previous state

Examples

"We reverted to the old rules"

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[ verb ] (statistics) go back to a statistical means

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change

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[ noun ] returning to a former state

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reversal revert

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