- the progressive aspect.
- a verb form or construction in the progressive, as are thinking in They are thinking about it.
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Example sentences from the Web for non-progressive
There is no necessity, however, for the social control which religion exerts being of a non-progressive kind.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
It was non-progressive in its elementary education, the father generally expecting his son to follow his calling.History of Education|Levi Seeley
It cannot be possible to enjoy the blessings of the West while men are tyrannised by a non-progressive religion of the East.Mohammed, The Prophet of Islam|H. E. E. Hayes
He was one of those undecided kind of non-progressive beings, who are always inclined to let well alone.
As a rule, the mestizos of Ecuador are ignorant, indolent and non-progressive.
British Dictionary definitions for non-progressive (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for non-progressive (2 of 2)
- the progressive aspect of a verb
- a verb in this aspect