n. decadence, degradation, immorality

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Degenerateness — De*gen er*ate*ness, n. Degeneracy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degenerateness — index decline Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • degenerateness — noun see degenerate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • degenerateness — See degenerately. * * * …   Universalium

  • degenerateness — noun The state or quality of being degenerate …   Wiktionary

  • degenerateness — de·gen·er·ate·ness …   English syllables

  • degenerateness — ə̇tnə̇s noun ( es) : degeneracy …   Useful english dictionary

  • degenerate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English degenerat, from Latin degeneratus, past participle of degenerare to degenerate, from de + gener , genus race, kind more at kin Date: 15th century 1. a. having declined or become less specialized (as in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • degenerate — degenerately, adv. degenerateness, n. v. /di jen euh rayt /; adj., n. /di jen euhr it/, v., degenerated, degenerating, adj., n. v.i. 1. to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate: The morale of… …   Universalium

  • decline — I noun abatement, act of crumbling, act of dwindling, act of falling away, act of lessening, act of losing ground, act of shrinking, act of slipping back, act of wasting away, act of weakening, act of worsening, atrophy, backward step, cheapening …   Law dictionary

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