- of or bringing about improvement in the type of offspring produced.
- having good inherited characteristics.
Origin of eugenic
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Related Wordsphilosophically, politically, culturally, psychologically, anthropologically, ethically, eugenically, humanly
Examples from the Web for eugenically
And these were the people to whom England looked for a eugenically begotten race!Gray youth
An increase of this tendency would be eugenically desirable.Applied Eugenics
Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
Will not the elimination of the eugenically unworthy rid the world of its heartaches and sorrows?The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)
W. Grant Hague
As Schiller points out, any measures to be eugenically effective must apply to the young.
But eugenically this social hysteresis, this delay in recompensing merit, has a fatal effect.
- Of or relating to eugenics.
- Relating or adapted to the production of good or improved offspring.
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