noun (used with a singular verb)
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Example sentences from the Web for eugenics
Prominent conservationists in the 19th and 20th centuries at times endorsed abhorrent practices, such as eugenics.Delve into the history of the fight for Earth’s endangered creatures|Sarah Zielinski|March 8, 2021|Science News
This last argument has been the justification for all past attempts at eugenics.How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness|Balaji Ravichandran|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Critics of Helen Keller cite her writings that reflected the popularity of now-dated eugenics theories and her friendship with one of the movement’s supporters Alexander Graham Bell.Co-Founding the ACLU, Fighting for Labor Rights and Other Helen Keller Accomplishments Students Don't Learn in School|Video by Arpita Aneja|December 15, 2020|Time
As I argued recently in Nautilus, there is an illusion that’s long plagued science—linked to the eugenics movement and the ideas of Francis Galton, the founder of Nature—that objectivity in statistical analysis confers objectivity in interpretation.The Problem with a New Study on Mentorship in Science - Facts So Romantic|Aubrey Clayton|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
The attempt to “breed back” the Auroch of Teutonic legend was of a piece with the Nazi obsession with racial purity and eugenics.
Eugenics is a word that made everyone at the event uncomfortable.Want Blue Eyes With That Baby?: The Strange New World of Human Reproduction|Eleanor Clift|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Therefore, we can at least infer that the people of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes did not have a rigorous eugenics program like Sparta.
Why the sterilization and eugenics programs are running in different countries in one way or another under the umbrella of UNO.
The very subject evokes dark visions of forced sterilization and the eugenics horrors of the early 20th century.Penn State Sex-Abuse Case Revives Issue of Using Chemical Castration|Michelle Cottle|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
You might therefore consider it, in some sense, a story of eugenics, but that its outlook is emotional rather than scientific.
It has already been gone into in detail in the article on eugenics.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
One of the things about which we know almost nothing at present is the subject of eugenics.
Euthenics precedes eugenics, developing better men now, and thus inevitably creating a better race of men in the future.
Euthenics is the term proposed for the preliminary science on which Eugenics must be based.
British Dictionary definitions for eugenics
Derived forms of eugenicseugenic, adjectiveeugenically, adverbeugenicist, nouneugenist (ˈjuːdʒənɪst), noun, adjective
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Cultural definitions for eugenics
The idea that one can improve the human race by careful selection of those who mate and produce offspring.