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Definition of 'degeneracy'

Noun

  1. the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
       Synonyms: degeneration decadence decadency
  2. 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: corruption depravation depravity putrefaction


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