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  Words related to regression

Related / Similar Words: regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, simple regression, regression toward the mean, statistical regression, arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation

 

Definition:
  • returning to a former state;
  • the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x);
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state;
  • an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely;

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    Hyponyms: linear regression, rectilinear regression, curvilinear regression

     

    Part Meronyms: regression analysis

     

    Derivational Morphology: revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back, retrograde, retrogress

     

    Anagrams: siren song, grogginess, engrossing

     

     
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