What is the opposite of progression?

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Opposite of the process of developing or moving gradually towards a more advanced state
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Opposite of a sequence of items of the same type forming a line
Opposite of an advance or forward movement
“Ronin surmised that no one had escaped the fight unscathed, and he began wondering if he should've called a retreat in the first place.”
Opposite of the way in which something progresses or develops
Opposite of a series of connected events or thoughts
Opposite of the ability to move from place to place, or the act of doing so
Opposite of a marked change in form, nature, or appearance
“After years of stagnation, the economy seems to be on the move, albeit very slowly.”
Opposite of the process of change from one form to another
“We continue to witness the stagnation of the country as it remains in a state of totalitarianism.”
Opposite of a general direction in which something is developing or changing
“He also continues to cut on film, a noticeable deviation from the industry standard of nonlinear digital editing.”
Opposite of the general tendency or course of events or opinion
“His rhetoric is the antithesis of what our movement is about.”
Opposite of one or more lines of people or vehicles moving in the same direction
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