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“This is a community of full blown first class … degenerates which take pleasure in posting losses accumulating into the millions every” month, one expletive-filled post read Tuesday.

Soon Conrad Habicht, a mathematics student, joined the conversation, and the three young bohemians formed something of a book club for highbrowed degenerates.

But other states, especially Russia, have had trouble adjusting to a market economy, degenerating into massive kleptocracies.

Disagreement over this is fierce, sometimes degenerating into ludicrous levels of incivility.

Our culture, he argued, has been degenerating since the 1960s.

[But] given my degenerating portability, I'm probably not suitable for live-in-studio-Charles-Rose-TV.

The fathers, who sometimes made use of these figures, wrote in times and countries in which nearly all the arts were degenerating.

Far from degenerating, the Australians show advance when they supersede their beast or other totem by an eponymous human hero.

And shall we find in France a country where the general type of the race is degenerating or improving?

The idea that the English language is degenerating in America is an absolutely groundless illusion.

Dignity prevents love from degenerating into desire, and grace, from esteem turning into fear.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to degenerating, such as: worsen, disintegrate, lapse, revert, descend, and regress.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.