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Origin of regression
OTHER WORDS FROM regressionnon·re·gres·sion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for regression
Worst of all, they elide the obvious point that all revolts fluctuate between periods of progress and regression.
They've got sophisticated reasons why your regression is all wrong.
It was a regression, the triumph of a latent aristocratic gene that resides in the heart of humanity when democracies get lazy.
And there is no doubt that this regression has taken place in the course of history.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim
These levels are correlated with degrees of regression, as a review of the symptoms discussed above may show.
If the ego then does not approve this regression, the conflict takes place.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
The end of the dream indicates the mental processes of the patient, and her struggle against a regression.Psychoanalysis|Andr Tridon
Turning now to the symptoms of the stupor proper, we note, first, the effects of the loss of energy which regression implies.
British Dictionary definitions for regression
- the analysis or measure of the association between one variable (the dependent variable) and one or more other variables (the independent variables), usually formulated in an equation in which the independent variables have parametric coefficients, which may enable future values of the dependent variable to be predicted
- (as modifer)regression curve