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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of methods of improving genetic qualities by selective breeding (especially as applied to human mating).

Usage examples (34)
  • None dare call it eugenics, but private eugenics is highly popular with liberals.
  • I am aware the term eugenics didn't have the same negative context pre-WW2 it has obtained post-WW2.
  • And he was the man who coined the term eugenics, wasn't he?
  • Now, it's let's discuss whether eugenics is really bad. for more
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