Synonyms for regression

Synonyms for (noun) regression

Synonyms: retrogression, retroversion, reversion, regress, regression

Definition: returning to a former state

Similar words: reversal

Definition: a change from one state to the opposite state

Usage: there was a reversal of autonomic function

Synonyms: simple regression, statistical regression, regression, regression toward the mean

Definition: the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)

Similar words: statistical method, statistical procedure

Definition: a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic

Synonyms: regression

Definition: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

Similar words: defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction

Definition: (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

Synonyms: arrested development, infantile fixation, regression, fixation

Definition: an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

Similar words: abnormalcy, abnormality

Definition: an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

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