Two things become more likely with age, she said: degeneration and cancer.
Writing on stars are mostly about gossip and scandal, a degeneration into lifestyle reporting.
It has made me a firm believer in the degeneration of the race.
Mild forms of these types of degeneration are very abundant.
Here stagnation and degeneration mean, as a rule, extinction.
There are yet other evidences of degeneration; witness the eroticism that is to be found in our literature.
The result may be described by saying that we have instead of a legitimate development a degeneration of society.
The Mortification of a member, again, is based on the Law of degeneration.
The phenomena observed in the stunting, or degeneration, of parts rendered useless, point to the same conclusion.
Illness, accident, and repeated failure are all causes of degeneration.
degeneration de·gen·er·a·tion (dĭ-jěn'ə-rā'shən)
The gradual deterioration of specific tissues, cells, or organs with impairment or loss of function, caused by injury, disease, or aging.
The evolutionary decline or loss of a function, characteristic, or structure in an organism or a species.