Backslide Definition

băkslīd
backslid, backslidden, backslides, backsliding
verb
backslid, backslidden, backslides, backsliding
To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
American Heritage
To slide backward in morals or religious enthusiasm; become less virtuous, less pious, etc.
Webster's New World

To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.

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