Definition of Backsliding
the process of falling back into bad habits
Examples of Backsliding in a sentence
For a time, my father managed to stop drinking alcohol, but he started backsliding after he lost his job, turning back to the bottle.
Though we managed to curb my brother’s gambling addiction for a time, he quickly began backsliding when we were no longer around to keep him in check.
I tried to break my habit of watching TV while doing my homework, but I started backsliding as soon as my favorite show came on.
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