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  • adjective:
    • Having declined, like in function or nature, from a former or original state: a degenerate kind of a historical folk art.
    • Having fallen to an inferior or undesirable state, especially in emotional or moral characteristics.
    • Physics concerning several quantum states that share the exact same quantum numbers: degenerate energy.
    • Physics described as great thickness and composed of atoms stripped of electrons: degenerate matter.
    • drug Characterized by deterioration, as of muscle, a cell, or an organ.
    • Biology Having lost several very developed features, traits, or structures through evolution: a degenerate life type.
    • Genetics Having more than one codon that will code for similar amino acid.
    • having deteriorated, degraded or fallen from normal, coherent, balanced and desirable to an unhealthy and typically abnormal
    • having lost good or desirable qualities
    • having several domain elements match one element of the number
    • a degenerate situation is a limiting instance which a course of object changes its nature so as to belong to another, generally easier, class.
    • Having the exact same quantum energy level
    • Having become worse than a person's type, or one's previous state; having declined in well worth; having lost in goodness; deteriorated; degraded; unworthy; base; reduced.
    • unrestrained by meeting or morality
  • noun:
    • A depraved, corrupt, or vicious individual.
    • you lacking or having progressively lost normative biological or mental characteristics.
    • a person is degenerate, who's got fallen from past stature.
    • an individual who has actually declined from increased standard, specifically a sexual deviate; -- typically made use of disparagingly or opprobriously of people whoever sexual behavior will not adapt to the norms of acknowledged morals.
    • people or thing which have dropped from a higher to a reduced state, or reverted to an early on type or phase of development or tradition.
    • a person who has actually retrograded from a standard type or standard, especially in moral nature and character, and displays certain morbid physical and psychological characteristics and tendencies.
    • an individual whose behavior deviates from what's appropriate particularly in sexual behavior
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to-fall below a standard or desirable state, specially functionally or morally; deteriorate: old water pipes being degenerating with age; a dispute that degenerated into a brawl.
    • To decrease in quality: the grade of their writing degenerated as he proceeded to drink.
    • to endure degeneration.
    • become or grow worse than an individual's kind, or than one ended up being originally; for this reason, become inferior; to cultivate poorer, meaner, or maybe more vicious; to decrease in great qualities; to deteriorate.
    • To fall faraway from the conventional high quality and/or healthy construction of their sort; in order to become of less type.
  • verb:
    • (of people or systems) to lose good or desirable qualities;
    • develop worse
  • others:
    • to get rid of, or become damaged with respect to, the attributes proper to your competition or kind, or to a prototype; become of a diminished type.
    • exclusively To decay in quality; pass to a substandard or a worse state; suffer a decline in personality or constitution; deteriorate.
    • Synonyms To decline, decrease.
    • Having lost, or be reduced pertaining to, the qualities appropriate to the battle or type; having already been paid off to a lower life expectancy type.
    • especially Having fallen into a less exemplary or a worse state; having declined in physical or ethical qualities; deteriorated; degraded.
    • described as or related to degeneracy; unworthy; debased: placed on inanimate objects.
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