Related formsnon·de·gen·er·a·cy, noun, plural non·de·gen·er·a·cies.pre·de·gen·er·a·cy, nounun·de·gen·er·a·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for degeneracy
My father is convinced that everything I wear is newly bought, another marker in my ongoing pattern of degeneracy.
Their insolence, luxury, degeneracy had gone to great lengths.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
In the first scene we are introduced to two old Arcadians who hold long discourse concerning the degeneracy of the age.Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama|Walter W. Greg
A bad road is an indication and a producer of degeneracy in man and beast.'Charge It'|Irving Bacheller
Those most conversant with the matter say that this degeneracy has been the most marked and rapid during the last fifty years.
Specific houses seem to have in them the very germs of immorality and degeneracy.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts