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noun as in corruption

noun as in decay, deterioration

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A few funny things happened this spring as the U.S. hurtled along the road to fiscal degeneracy.

My father is convinced that everything I wear is newly bought, another marker in my ongoing pattern of degeneracy.

Among High Churchmen, weakened by the secession, the growth of degeneracy was still more evident.

But in the course of time the Avesta was subjected to many additions and interpretations, called the Zend, which show degeneracy.

In spite of reforms by improved compositions and legislative measures the degeneracy of the Gilds proceeded apace.

It is by reason of the widely-reaching influence of their degeneracy that their later history is of importance.

Ignorance contributed to the rapid degeneracy of the people in the old home sections of New York.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to degeneracy, such as: abasement, decadence, degradation, depravity, dissoluteness, and downfall.

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