Translation of regressive in Spanish:

regressive

regresivo, adj.

Pronunciation /rɪˈɡrɛsɪv//rəˈɡrɛsɪv/

adjective

  • 1

    Psychology
    regresivo
    • And this is regressive autism; it's not from birth.
    • Excessive clinging, sleeping/eating disorders, regressive behavior, limits testing, manipulation, and wanting to contact parents are common reactions.
    • Work with your staff on understanding the regressive behaviors that may be exhibited.
    • They are regressive, repressive individuals.
    • I find their puerile, psychologically regressive child's play boring and self-absorbed, but maybe I just don't understand them.
    • Those writings are largely based upon Freud's assertion that firesetting in youth is a regressive retreat to ‘primitive man's’ desire to gain power and control over nature.
    • Illicit substances can produce toxic effects on the brain and also reinforce regressive behavior, a combination that may result in a personality disorder secondary to substance dependence.
    • A 1998 report described 12 children with inflammatory bowel disorders who developed regressive conditions including autism.
    • There is a genetic predisposition to regressive autism, but I don't think it's a straight genetic problem, because I don't think we would have such a thing as a genetic epidemic.
    • Bill was comfortable expressing emotion, but he was also bothered by Jane's persistence in maintaining the above-mentioned regressive behaviors.
    • Do not criticize regressive behavior (returning to a previous level of development).
    • On the whole, the focus is on strengthening the adult sides of the patient and on normalizing the situation instead of focusing on regressive behavior.
    • These survivors are deformed, regressive, bestial, and held in check by a repressive dictatorship that combines the authority of church and state.
    • He explained that science, and even a limited understanding of immunology, could not account for the speed with which some children had apparently acquired the regressive symptoms of autism after being vaccinated.
    • Apparently, the mother was unable to cope with her own alcoholism, violent domestic situation, and Jane's regressive behavior.
    • Links and colleagues rightly note that modern short-term hospitalizations have few of the regressive dangers that previously existed.
    • Erin and Brenna had gone through regressive hypnosis to try and determine what exactly they had both seen.
    • There is a regressive longing for the world of the perfectly nurtured child here, which is why speaking of the fallen psychiatrist and patient who act this out literally seems apt.
    • It's an example of infantilism, a regressive desire for boundarylessness, a plea for a love object that never disappoints.
    • There may be genetic factors at work, but in the case of regressive autism, the primary cause has to be intimately introduced; genetics are secondary.
  • 2

    Politics
    retrógrado
    • This regressive policy will put immense pressure on the present system.
    • Ideologically, they turn in on themselves, becoming more regressive and irrational in their justifications and often more cruel in their political actions.
    • We are offering the Bill to the Government in the hope that they will take it on board and run with this rather than their own regressive Bill.
    • Things get rolling in the early '20s, when animators were taking their cues from the avant-garde art scene that was as progressive as the Nazi culture which crushed it was regressive.
    • The regressive aspect of the tax could be offset by ensuring that well subsidised public transport is accessible to communities that are at a disadvantage either through poverty or by living in a rural area.
    • The tolerant, liberal, egalitarian country which we are now, or at least aspire to be, was only just beginning to struggle out of the austere, regressive, hierarchical society of the post-war years.
    • Lastly, are we really preparing for developed world status, or are we on a regressive path to under-developed status?
    • It works extremely well for regressive policy makers.
    • With political power in hand, the clerics passed regressive edicts.
    • What will make television more diverse, less regressive?
    • Those who saw trade favourably previously because it shifted out low-level jobs, now see higher level service jobs being eliminated and worry that the trade is regressive.
    • With new regimes settling in at all three levels of government, there is a pronounced opportunity, and certainly a public appetite, for the reversal of regressive trends around the arts.
    • ‘Some towns have had their reputations damaged by the regressive style of their mayors,’ she says.
    • But we shouldn't carry around an image of a company that is regressive in its treatment of its workers.
    • He said the possibility of bringing back fees, being considered in a government review of third level funding, could prove regressive.
    • Here it should also be noted that it is wrong to depict one's religious community as more liberal and progressive and another community as more regressive and backward.
    • This would be a regressive step and could lead to a two-tier-system, with those who could afford getting the medicine of the doctor's choice doing so, whereas poorer patients might not.
    • The spirit of vengeance is destructive and regressive.
    • ‘There would be a question in my mind as to whether or not it would be a regressive step,’ said Ms Fennell.
    • These ‘comic’ stereotypes, regressive even in 1968, make the show seem not so much offensive as hopelessly dated.