dysgenic (bad origin), tending to impair the racial qualities of future generations; the opposite of eugenic.
But a dysgenic factor in an animal is a dysgenic factor, and that is all there is to it.
There is no room in the civilized world now for a dysgenic religion.
But in spite of all this, ill-assorted, dysgenic marriages will still be made.
A dysgenic feature often found in trades unionism will easily be understood after our discussion of the minimum wage.
Yet this eugenic effect is not without a dysgenic after-effect.
It is a dysgenic factor but much less important than sadism.
These are undoubtedly abnormal conditions, and, taken as a general thing, they are dysgenic factors.
But, as a general proposition, it must be laid down that obesity is a dysgenic factor.
We have seen that sexual impotence is a dysgenic factor and if complete and incurable should constitute a barrier to marriage.
dysgenic dys·gen·ic (dĭs-jěn'ĭk)
Relating to or causing the deterioration of hereditary qualities in offspring.