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What is another word for backsliding?

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Noun
An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
“There would be no backsliding from the government's sound policies.”
Noun
Dated form of recreancy
Noun
Relapse of a disease or a symptom
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Noun
The action or fact of renouncing or disavowing an agreement or obligation
Adjective
No longer following the rules and practices of a religion or doctrine
Adjective
That tends to return, revert or regress
Adjective
Guilty of apostasy
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Verb
Present participle for to revert or relapse into a former (typically worse) state
“These blogs remind me to keep being the best version of me, and not to backslide to my old self.”
Verb
Present participle for to deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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“I tried taking the leash off several times, but his behavior would backslide, and so I would reattach it.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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Present participle for to give up or renounce one's position or belief
Verb
Present participle for to return to a former or less developed state
Verb
Present participle for to decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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Present participle for to morally go astray
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Present participle for to fail in the intended effect
Verb
Present participle for to move to face in another direction
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