HyperDic: degeneracy

English > 2 senses of the word degeneracy:
NOUNstatedegeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadencythe state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
attributedegeneracy, corruption, depravation, depravity, putrefactionmoral perversion
degeneracy > pronunciation
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > degeneracy: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities.
Synonymsdegeneration, decadence, decadency
Broaderabasement, degradation, abjectionA low or downcast state
Spanishdecadencia, degeneración
Catalandecadència, degeneració
English > degeneracy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningMoral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral ... / moral principles.
Example "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"
Synonymscorruption, depravation, depravity, putrefaction
BroaderimmoralityThe quality of not being in accord / accord with standards of right or good conduct
Spanishcorrupción, degeneración, depravación
Catalancorrupció, degeneració, depravació

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