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Definition of backsliding noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

backsliding

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbækˌslaɪdɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the situation when someone fails to do something that they agreed to do and returns to their former bad behavior
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: backsliding