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Synonyms for degeneracydɪˈdʒɛn ər ə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency(noun)

    the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, devolution, corruption, putrefaction, depravity, degeneracy, depravation, decadency, degeneration, decadence

  2. corruption, degeneracy, depravation, depravity, putrefaction(noun)

    moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles

    "the luxury and corruption among the upper classes"; "moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration"; "its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity"; "Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction"

    Synonyms:
    putrescence, rottenness, rot, subversion, decadency, decadence, rotting, putrefaction, degeneracy, depravity, turpitude, putridness, depravation, decomposition, corruption, degeneration, corruptness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. degeneracy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deterioration, debasement, abasement, depravation, degeneration, degenerateness, declension, degradation, decline, decrease, falling off, growing worse

  2. degeneracy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inferiority, meanness, poorness

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