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Another word for degeneration

  1. Descent to a lower level or condition

      1. A wasting away, deterioration, or diminution:
      2. A wasting or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use:
      1. Lavish or sensual self-indulgence
      2. A literary movement especially of late 19th-century France and England characterized by refined aestheticism, artifice, and the quest for new sensations.
      3. A process, condition, or period of deterioration or decline, as in morals or art; decay.
      1. A class of words of one language with the same or a similar system of inflections, such as the first declension in Latin.
      2. (Gram.) A class of nouns, pronouns, or adjectives having the same or a similar system of inflections to show case
      3. A decline or decrease; deterioration:
      1. An oblique variation from some definite direction
      2. A falling off, especially from prosperity or vigor; a decline.
      3. (Archaic) Decline; deterioration; decay
      1. A downward movement or fall, as in price.
      2. The process or result of declining, especially a deterioration of health:
      3. A period of decline
      1. The state of being degenerate (in all senses)
      2. The process of degenerating.
      3. A degenerate action
      1. The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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