Pronunciation of Progressive
/pɹəɡɹˈɛsɪv/, /pɹəɡɹˈɛsɪv/, /p_ɹ_ə_ɡ_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_v/
Antonyms for progressive:
conventional, orthodox, customary, decreasing, narrow-minded, returning, conservative, retrograde, old fashioned, intolerant, regressive, unmodernized, disordered, traditional, unmodernised, retrogressive, moderate, throwback, atavistic, bigoted, reverting, conservativist, inactive.
Synonyms for progressive:
liberal; growing (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
degressive, innovative, reformist, advancing, forward-moving, liberal, imperfect tense, incremental, advanced, modern, increasing, active, continuous tense, forward, forward-looking, proportional, progressive tense, modernized, graduated, modernised, imperfect.
Usage examples for progressive:
- They tell us that they see a progressive danger of bringing about emancipation. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
- Do you not think them progressive and brave? - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom", Trumbull White.
- And the right turning might possibly have led me to the right place; whereas the progressive guide has quite certainly led me to the wrong one. - "The New Jerusalem", G. K. Chesterton.