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  • nouncorruption
  • noundecay, deterioration

synonyms for degeneracy

  • abasement
  • decadence
  • degradation
  • depravity
  • dissoluteness
  • downfall
  • immorality
  • inferiority
  • meanness
  • poorness
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antonyms for degeneracy

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  • honor
  • morality
  • nobility
  • development
  • improvement
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How to use degeneracy in a sentence

Among High Churchmen, weakened by the secession, the growth of degeneracy was still more evident.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
But in the course of time the Avesta was subjected to many additions and interpretations, called the Zend, which show degeneracy.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In spite of reforms by improved compositions and legislative measures the degeneracy of the Gilds proceeded apace.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
It is by reason of the widely-reaching influence of their degeneracy that their later history is of importance.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Ignorance contributed to the rapid degeneracy of the people in the old home sections of New York.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The brother was a worthless fellow, who bore every evidence of degeneracy and rarely worked.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
Specific houses seem to have in them the very germs of immorality and degeneracy.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
But we are to guard against intellectual, political, and moral degeneracy.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
But assuredly it is not well with any Commonwealth, when her daughters weep over her degeneracy and disgrace.
THE DUTY OF DISOBEDIENCE TO THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACTLYDIA MARIA CHILD
The causes of degeneracy are not examined, when its mischief is suffered.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
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probity

WORDS RELATED TO DEGENERACY

  • decline
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • deterioration
  • diminution
  • downfall
  • downgrade
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