- The state or quality of being degenerate: the degeneracy of later Roman workMore example sentences
corruption, corruptness, decadence, moral decay, dissipation, dissoluteness, dissolution, profligacy, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, vice, immorality, lack of morals, lack of principles, baseness, turpitude, wickedness, evil, sin, sinfulness, ungodliness; debauchery, lewdness, lechery, lecherousness, lasciviousness, licentiousness, libidinousness, promiscuity, wantonness, libertinism, intemperance
- Today's assault on working-class degeneracy only confirms how degenerate the political and cultural elite has become.
- Gender crossing was at once a symptom and a sign of sexual degeneracy.
- A corrupting influence on young boys (nothing said about girls), a symbol of decadence and degeneracy, everything else you can imagine in between.