retrograde - Dictionary definition and meaning for word retrograde
Prefix Retro:Behind,Backward...retro+grade is like degrade..
Consider retrograde as the opposite of upgrade, in upgrade you get the latest, here you going to a previous state or degenerating ..
retro(means past)+rograde(sounds like regret).....so you are regretting now for your awesome college days in PAST because you are missing them now.
(retro)grade Consider the word in bracket only: Retro relates to metro. Tag: The plan to have METRO rail link in Mumbai has taken a BACKSEAT(degenerated or go backwards)
RETRO refers to the "PAST"or BACKWORDâ€¦.RETURNING BACK to GRADUATE school as a result of failure in board exam