Examples from the Web for regressive
A wave of critics, though, has been denouncing it as anti-democratic and regressive.God Save the United States From This Anti-Democratic Court|Jedediah Purdy|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The media, much of it in the hands of regressive establishment figures, eagerly cheered them on.
Finally, while sales taxes are regressive, you can make a pretty good case that taxes on e-commerce are progressive.
Today, California may worship at the altar of science, but increasingly in the most regressive, hysterical, and reactionary way.
Obama's defense of federalism in this instance is not a regressive throwback; it is a pragmatic strategy.
The conflict, however, played itself off in his dreams, offering a solution of a regressive type.
Activity is, therefore, not contradictory to the organism, but favors in it the natural progressive and regressive metamorphosis.Pedagogics as a System|Karl Rosenkranz
The two limits are then called the “progressive” and “regressive” differential coefficients.
Formal decay begins when a language becomes historical, and it often gives rise to remarkable cases of regressive metamorphosis.Basque Legends|Wentworth Webster
He had conquered his regressive tendencies and his speech was improving.