11 Letters
8 Consonants
3 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use backsliding as a noun in a sentence.
About Backsliding
A 3 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, b, c, d, g, i, k, l, n, and s, 8 consonants, 3 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter l. Backsliding starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters b, ba, bac, back, backs, and the ending characters are g, ng, ing, ding, iding, ..
A failure to maintain a higher state
Compound Words
A compound word, backsliding has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are back, and sliding.
Pig Latin
Backsliding in Pig Latin is said as "ackslidingbay or ackslidingbway".
b | a | c | k | s | l | i | d | i | n | g
ba | ac | ck | ks | sl | li | id | di | in | ng
bac | ack | cks | ksl | sli | lid | idi | din | ing
back | acks | cksl | ksli | slid | lidi | idin | ding
Word Gram

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Backsliding"

There are 954 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to backsliding.

Abandonmentwithdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
"his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"
Abatebecome less in amount or intensity
"The storm abated"
"The rain let up after a few hours"
Abeyancetemporary cessation or suspension
Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
About Face
About Face
About Turn
Absolutionthe act of absolving or remitting
formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
Actus Reus

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There are 1 anagrams from backsliding.

Anagram Definition
Backslidinga failure to maintain a higher state

View English words with the unique letters used in backsliding. Words With The Letters Abcdgiklns


Backsliding derives from 12 words.

Word Definition
Backslidedrop to a lower level, as in one''s morals or standards
Fall Back
Get Worse
Lapsea failure to maintain a higher state
Recidivatego back to bad behavior
"Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
Regressreturning to a former state
Relapsea failure to maintain a higher state
Retrogressgo back to bad behavior
"Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
Retrovertgo back to a previous state
"We reverted to the old rules"
Returnthe act of someone appearing again
"his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited"


Backsliding has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Failurean unexpected omission
"he resented my failure to return his call"
"the mechanic''s failure to check the brakes"


There are 1 hyponyms for backsliding

Word Definition
Recidivismhabitual relapse into crime


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