Scott, it must be remembered, was a retrogressive influence.
The reformer who was so recently "retrogressive" had now become a rival in reform.
Such equality would be a brutal and retrogressive view of woman's rights.
But man in himself, essentially, is at once progressive and retrogressive.
Radlkofer, retrogressive metamorphosis in mosses and alg, ii.
He is in fact a representative of retrogressive development.
Down to that period its population had been either stationary or retrogressive, probably never exceeding about 1000.
But he draws no conclusion except that spiritualism is retrogressive.
In Music a retrogressive step in which there is much hope, has been taken.
The development of the adult from the larva is, as has already been stated, in the main a retrogressive metamorphosis.