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Synonyms for backsliding

Noun

1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, failure
usage: a failure to maintain a higher state

Verb

1. lapse, backslide, slip, drop off, drop away, fall away
usage: drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
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