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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting(noun)

    a failure to maintain a higher state

    reversal, atavism, lapse, oversight, turnaround, relapsing, regress, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, turnabout, reverse, reverting, relapse, retrogression, reversion, retroversion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. backsliding(n.)


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List of paraphrases:

retrogression, relapse, regression, backspace, recidivism, setback


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