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1 degenerate /dɪˈʤɛnəˌreɪt/ verb
degenerates; degenerated; degenerating
1 degenerate
/dɪˈʤɛnəˌreɪt/
verb
degenerates; degenerated; degenerating
Learner's definition of DEGENERATE
[no object]
: to change to a worse state or condition : to become worse, weaker, less useful, etc.
often + into

— degeneration

/dɪˌʤɛnəˈreɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
2 degenerate /dɪˈʤɛnərət/ adjective
2 degenerate
/dɪˈʤɛnərət/
adjective
Learner's definition of DEGENERATE
[more degenerate; most degenerate]
: having low moral standards : not honest, proper, or good

— degeneracy

/dɪˈʤɛnərəsi/ noun [noncount]
3 degenerate /dɪˈʤɛnərət/ noun
plural degenerates
3 degenerate
/dɪˈʤɛnərət/
noun
plural degenerates
Learner's definition of DEGENERATE
[count] disapproving
: a person whose behavior is not morally right or socially acceptable
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