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Adjective
Lacking some usual or expected property or quality
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“The degenerate attitudes he found among some of his fellow officers.”
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Having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable
“The main forms of corruption in the eyes of the locals are bribe-taking, a degenerate life-style and unreasonable fines inflicted on locals.”
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No longer capable, effective or needed
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Morally depraved
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Involving or given to unusual sexual behaviour
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Reverting to an earlier and inferior condition
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Vestigial or atrophic
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Decline or deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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“Once there were beliefs, these degenerated into ideas, then into ideologies.”
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Decline or deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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(of rain, a crop or supply) To be insufficient when needed or expected
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Live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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To commit an offense, especially spiritually or morally
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To return to a former or less developed state
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Noun
An immoral or corrupt person
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“What kind of a psychopathic degenerate would do it?”
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