Antonyms of noun evolution

1 of 2 senses of evolution

Sense 1
development, evolution -- (a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer")
       Antonym of devolution (Sense 1)
      => degeneration, devolution -- (the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun evolution

2 senses of evolution

Sense 1
development, evolution -- (a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer")
       => process, physical process -- (a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls")

Sense 2
evolution, organic evolution, phylogeny, phylogenesis -- ((biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

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