Synonyms of retrograde in English:

retrograde

adjective

  • 1 the closure of the factory is a retrograde step
    for the worse, regressive, negative, downhill, unwelcome, unprogressive;
    [Antonyms] positive, forward-looking
  • 2 the retrograde motion of the planets
    backward, backwards, reverse, rearward, directed backwards, retreating, retrogressive
    [Antonyms] forward
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    Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
    verb
    cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope