Definition of 'degeneracy'
- the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
Synonyms: degeneration decadence decadency
- 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