degenerate[ verb dih-jen-uh-reyt; adjective, noun dih-jen-er-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF degenerate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEGENERATE
We modify it in these degenerate days to "blood will have money:"
Domestic care, like every other, is liable to degenerate into excess.
Yet these country-people are no more corrupt or degenerate than the townspeople.
It is the idleness, luxury and corruption of large cities which cause it to degenerate.
He disliked her child, the little Charles Rougon, who was degenerate and weak-minded.
When we reason about such a subject, almost at once we degenerate into nonsense.
But all such empires were liable to degenerate, and soon incurred the anger of the gods.
As we degenerate, the contrast between us and our house is more evident.
It was amazing how a lady born and bred could degenerate in the rusticity of Dauphiny.
The fleshpots of Egypt are still savory to degenerate palates.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEGENERATE
- bad news