unprogressive


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unprogressive

(ˌʌnprəˈɡrɛsɪv)
adj
not progressive; old-fashioned; conservative
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Adj.1.unprogressive - old-fashioned and out of dateunprogressive - old-fashioned and out of date  
conservative - resistant to change
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unprogressive

adjective
Clinging to obsolete ideas:
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But my mother was suspicious and unprogressive. The trees were good enough for her.
Napoleon III, the representative of the highest modern civilization, progress, and refinement; Abdul-Aziz, the representative of a people by nature and training filthy, brutish, ignorant, unprogressive, superstitious--and a government whose Three Graces are Tyranny, Rapacity, Blood.
I felt no condemnation; yet the memory, static, unprogressive, haunted me.
Never had that great gathering place, that incessant, aimless, unprogressive hurry of waste and battered things, been so crowded with strange and melancholy derelicts.
The purge on unprogressive practices in local universities is under way.
The "system is expensive, inefficient, inconsistent, shortsighted, unprogressive and penurious; it leads to a great and unnecessary multiplication of small and inefficient schools." The efficiency argument proved influential.
Workers all over the world and in every nation have grievances as a result of imbalance in provision, quality of work conditions, remunerations, unprogressive policies, inappropriate treatment, poor conditions of service, abuse of the fundamental rights of workers and so on by those who hired them.
As Kenneth MacLean has observed, Caliban's unprogressive thought is "rigidly causal and at the same time perversely uncreative" (p.
In filing SB 2112, Angara affirmed that the tax-reform measure was enacted 'primarily to increase the purchasing power of each taxpayer who has been overburdened by the inequitable and unprogressive income tax that has not been changed for almost two decades.'
"The tax reform was enacted primarily to increase the purchasing power of each taxpayer who has been overburdened by the inequitable and unprogressive income tax that has not been changed for almost two decades," Angara stressed.
The senator then, highlighted the importance of health among citizens, noting that the tax reform was mandated to amend the 'unprogressive' income tax.
The attack was being undertaken by a medievalesque unprogressive politics, particularly by union barons, despotic figures blocking the evolution of modern individual enfranchisement, and now often explicitly associated with an existential threat to the Hanoverian state--as described in the Labour revisionist Stephen Haseler's 1976 account The Crisis of British Democracy, which portrayed the battle against despotic trade union power as a re-run of the battle for parliament at the end of the seventeenth century (Turner, p202).