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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'regress' implies a deterioration or negative reversal, often unintentional. SlideOnce an excellent student, he regressed into bad habits.
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Not PhysicalPlay
'Regress' usually describes behavior or conditions, not physical movement. SlideAfter the divorce, his mental health regressed.
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Change Over TimePlay
When 'regress' is used, it indicates changes that happen gradually rather than instantly. SlideHer language skills slowly regressed after she moved back to her homeland.