Definition of reverting:
reversal, turnaround, lapse, regress, throwback, reversion, regressive, regression, oversight, backsliding, returning, retrogression, reverse, atavism, retroversion, relapse, lapsing, relapsing, turnabout, reversive.
deteriorating (part of speech: verb)
- going downhill,
- getting worse,
- falling apart,
- reverting (part of speech: verb)
- "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "Mary Minds Her Business", George Weston.
Instead of reverting to unhealthy states of mind we shall progressively strengthen the healthy and creative thought that has already given us health, so that with each succeeding day our defence will be more impenetrable.- "The Practice of Autosuggestion", C. Harry Brooks.