| John Spacey, December 24, 2020 updated on January 17, 2021
Progress is a durable positive change. The most common antonyms of progress are verbs and nouns that indicate failure and decline. Words that indicate delays, setbacks and temporary postponement may also be viewed as the opposite of progress. These include gentle phrases that indicate temporary issues such as snag and strong words that are used to suggest a situation is dire or hopeless such as breakdown. The following are common antonyms of progress.
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