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Lapse

Antonyms for lapse:

continue, grow, develop, improvement, progress.

Synonyms for lapse:

Sense 1

degradation, perversion, error, recidivism, miscue, bate, pause, misbehave, glissade, rot.

Sense 2

contamination, erratum, neglect, fluff, clear up, misstep, descent, weakness, incorrectness, inaccuracy, slip up, wreckage.

Sense 3

break, stop, slacken, aggravation, fault, trip, glide.

Sense 4

abate, slither, remit.

Sense 6

slack, mistake.

culpability

guilt.

deviation

aberration.

die

dilapidate.

err

slip up.

fault

shortcoming.

glide

glissade.

go-by

go by.

mistake

blunder.

pass

take place, go past.

regress

turn back, fall back.

relapse

recidivate.

Sense 1 (noun)

contamination, rot, perversion, aggravation, degradation, wreckage, descent.

Sense 2 (noun)

terminate.

Sense 4 (noun)

glide, slither, glissade.

act (noun)

oversight.

backsliding (noun)

recession, fall, retrogression, regression, descent, relapse, decline, drop.

break in action (noun)

pause.

decrease (noun)

drop.

deterioration (noun)

descent.

error (noun)

slipup.

failure (noun)

miss, washout, meltdown, malfunction, white elephant, fiasco, infertility, implosion, crash, skid, default, dysfunction, breakdown, nonstarter, misfire, debacle, bust, flop, wipeout, nosedive, loss, failure, fizzle, tailspin, noncompliance.

inattention (noun)

befuddlement, carelessness, unconcern, heedlessness, Incuriosity, distraction, apathy, unconsciousness, detachment, inattention, Inobservance, indifference, inadvertence, lack of interest, aloofness, absent-mindedness, absence, dreaminess, obliviousness, oversight, thoughtlessness, forgetfulness, disregard, disinterestedness, disregardfulness, preoccupation, negligence.

indefinite duration (noun)

eternity, era, time, forever, age, span, aeon, duration.

lapse (noun)

go along, retrogress, slip away, reversion, recidivate, elapse, lapsing, slide by, relapsing, backsliding, reverting, regress, sink, fall back, relapse, slip by, pass, oversight, glide by, backslide.

mistake (noun)

error, trip, oversight, blunder, negligence, failure, goof, slip, sin, gaff, miscue, fault, flub.

neglect (noun)

neglect.

relapse (noun)

recession, recurrence, Recidivation, regression.

reversion (noun)

atavism, throwback, regression.

slip (noun)

error, mistake, failure.

become void; fall back into previous pattern (verb)

degenerate, backslide, return, terminate, cease, recede, elapse, recidivate, go by, deteriorate, revert, slide, die, subside, pass, end, retrograde, expire.

deteriorate (verb)

revert, get worse, dilapidate, slide, downgrade, retrogress, slip, decline, wither, relapse, deteriorate, sink, atrophy, decay, degenerate, tergiversate, wane, moulder, ebb, worsen, fade, collapse, regress, go downhill, fall apart, putrefy, wilt, slump.

motion (verb)

sink, pass.

relapse (verb)

backslide, recur, recede.

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