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Definition of: degenerate

(di·jenə·rāt) v.i. ·at·ed, ·at·ing
1. To become worse or inferior.
2. Biol. To revert to a lower type; decline; deteriorate.
adjective (di·jenər·it)

1. Having become worse or inferior; deteriorated; degraded.
2. Physics Having a common value of energy but differing in other dynamical properties.
noun (-it)

1. A deteriorated or degraded individual, animal or human.
2. A morally degraded person. [<L degeneratus, pp. of degenerare <de- down, away + generare create]
—de·gen′er·ate·ly
adverb
—de·gen′er·a
tive adjective
—de·gen′er·ate·ness
noun

Most often used phrases:

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degenerate matter
degenerate case
degenerate cases
degenerate music
considered degenerate
quickly degenerate
degenerate distribution
degenerate artist
degenerate energy level
degenerate forms
so called degenerate
degenerate state
rapidly degenerate
degenerate age

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Statistical data

"degenerate" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on city-data.com forum

"degenerate" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on en.wikipedia.org.

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