(something) has been growing increasingly (adjective)

This is a way to talk about a problem that's getting worse and worse. Here are some examples:

Her memory has been growing increasingly bad.

The attacks in the city have been growing increasingly violent over the last six months.

A similar phrase is "__ has been getting increasingly __":

Stanley's been getting increasingly more upset with us.

Both of these are more formal than "__ has been getting more and more __"

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