Antonyms of adj forward-looking

1 sense of forward-looking

Sense 1
advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern -- (ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?")

INDIRECT (VIA progressive) -> regressive -- (opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state)

Similarity of adj forward-looking

1 sense of forward-looking

Sense 1
advanced, forward-looking, innovative, modern -- (ahead of the times; "the advanced teaching methods"; "had advanced views on the subject"; "a forward-looking corporation"; "is British industry innovative enough?")
       => progressive (vs. regressive) -- (favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools")

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