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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Moral perversion; The state of being perverted in mental or moral qualities.

Usage examples (35)
  • But in all despotic governments, though a particular prince may favor arts and letters, there is a natural degeneracy of mankind.
  • Moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
  • -- But for this precious seed, the chosen people would have resembled the cities of the plain, both in degeneracy of character and in merited doom.
  • This suggests what kind of degeneracy villagers are liable to. for more
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