HyperDic: backsliding

English > 1 sense of the word backsliding:
NOUNactbacksliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, revertinga failure to maintain a higher state
backsliding > pronunciation
Soundsbae'kslay.dihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > backsliding: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA failure to maintain a higher state.
Synonymslapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting
Narrowerrecidivismhabitual relapse into crime
BroaderfailureAn act that fails
Spanishbajón, caída, recaída, recidiva, reincidencia, reventón
Catalancaiguda, fallida, recaiguda, recidiva, reincidència

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