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What is the opposite of progressive?

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Adjective
Opposite of not constrained by traditional or orthodox beliefs or behavior
“The policies conformed to a conservative set of values not associated with modern liberalism.”
Adjective
Opposite of happening or developing gradually or in stages
“The other boat suddenly came to an abrupt halt, amid much cursing and shouting from its wetsuited skipper and his drysuited mate.”
Adjective
Opposite of being advanced in development
“From time to time, we can take note of the antiquated beliefs or backward attitudes of those who have come before us.”
Adjective
Opposite of technologically advanced or developed
“You can try to bard meat with fat, which is an outdated practice but one still taught in cooking schools.”
Adjective
Opposite of tolerant of, or open to, new or opposing viewpoints
Adjective
Opposite of ambitious or driven towards a particular goal
Adjective
Opposite of enterprising and progressive, showing leadership in one's domain
Adjective
Opposite of advocating political or social changes and reforms associated with liberalism
Adjective
Opposite of formed by the accumulation of successive additions
Adjective
Opposite of not constrained by traditional or orthodox beliefs or behavior
“The director humorously portrays the clash between traditional values and modern life.”
Adjective
Opposite of following, in succession, without interruption
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of change or development, or related to change and development
Adjective
Opposite of extremely unconventional, unusual, or avant-garde
Adjective
Opposite of following, in succession, without interruption
“The course can be done in either eight consecutive or nonconsecutive weeks, up to the student's discretion.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing, or in a state of, developmental change or progress
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
Adjective
Opposite of modeled on, or aiming for, a state based on socialist principles
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a rational, modern, and well-informed outlook
Adjective
Opposite of uninterrupted, without a break in continuity
Adjective
Opposite of lasting or taking a long time
“The intermission was brief, and the action picked up where it left off.”
Adjective
Opposite of onward so as to move ahead or to make progress
“The moment the engine is sped up, backward movement is checked and the car gathers momentum up the hill.”
Adjective
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
“Before his job is finished, he will create a list of suggestions that could reduce the energy consumption of her home by 50 per cent.”
Noun
Opposite of an advocate of social reform
“Her tone was that of a conservative bemoaning the collapse of family values.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who introduces new methods, ideas or concepts
Noun
Opposite of a person engaged in a campaign for a purportedly worthy cause
Noun
Opposite of person or group favoring change
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