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Synonyms for degenerate

Synonyms for degenerate

utterly reprehensible in nature or behavior

to become lower in quality, character, or condition

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That they were not responsible for their condition was a reasonable assumption inasmuch as their degenerate status was a "devolutionary" biological principle over which the individual had no control; thus, one was not held responsible for one's behavior even if disruptive of the social order.
A week ago, the Downtown Degenerates threatened to take the Bumbling Bureaucrats to the mat over the Belmont Learning Center.
Siekmann's exploration of Bakunin never degenerates into didactic directions or pseudotheoretical digressions; rather the artist uses his sketches to communicate his own notion of utopia and his thoughts about a viable anarchistic society - a society of participants.
That the one cell that degenerates in the disease has dual signals is interesting," says Zoghbi.
Atrial flutter typically degenerates into atrial fibrillation which is associated with a five times increased risk of stroke.
Amgen and Degenerates are tied for first in the Sunday C division with 4-2 records.
As the cortex takes shape, the subplate gradually degenerates and receptor numbers dwindle.
In Alzheimer's, the basal forebrain usually degenerates, leading to depressed acetylcholine production.
Strangely enough, all the flames, fireworks, metamorphosing monsters and assorted creatures that blast rockets out of their chests or turn foes into Popsicles while the landscape degenerates into a wasteland beyond the imaginings of T.
The researchers looked at a particular kind of muscle cell that spontaneously degenerates within 36 hours after the emergence of an adult moth from its cocoon.
At that point, the only thing left will be a bunch of degenerates.
The program often degenerates into bouts of insults and counter-insults - a format that is a hit among the politically jaded.