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retrogressive

tending towards more primitive forms in evolutionary terms, rather than more advanced forms.
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However, the elders noted that the Samburus were pulling down their efforts as they are still holding on to the retrogressive culture.
Panhwar lashed out on the unethical and inhuman customs like karo-kari and said such practices continued owing to the retrogressive feudal system.
The incidents of targeting innocent people and public institutions itself speak the barbaric and retrogressive mindsets of such elements and expose their nefarious designs, in which they would never succeed.
Strongly condemning the bomb blasts at Police Public School and Qissa Khawani Bazar, Peshawar on Monday, Ghani said, the incidents speak of the retrogressive mindsets and nefarious designs and actions of the elements involved in it.
A retrogressive and medieval thinking should now be abandoned, he stressed.
This gruesome act on the sacred day, wherein even women and children have been hit, itself speaks of the retrogressive mindset of the elements, involved, he added.
The incident, he said, itself speaks the barbaric and retrogressive mindset of the miscreants involved in such inhuman acts of extremism.
The incident of targeting innocent people and public institutions itself speaks the barbaric and retrogressive mindsets of such elements and expose their nefarious designs, in which they would never succeed.
The retrogressive forces are adamant to stall the process of development and they wish to drive Pakistan back to the age where conformity reins supreme and multiplicity of opinions is discouraged.
In a condolence message, the Governor said, the incident itself speaks the barbaric and retrogressive mindset of the miscreants involved in such inhuman acts of extremism, who are already in the run, and killing innocent citizens in frustration.
Ososti said Kabatesi is not a party official hence should desist from divisive, hate-driven, and retrogressive activities that don't add value to ANC.
Has anyone thought through the implications and ramifications of such a retrogressive move?