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  Words related to degenerate

Related / Similar Words: pervert, deviant, deviate, devolve, deteriorate, drop, debauched, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast

 

Definition:
  • a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior;
  • grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match";
  • unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women";

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    Hyponyms: fetishist, masochist, nymphomaniac, nympho, pederast, paederast, child molester, pedophile, paedophile, sadist, sadomasochist, satyr, lecher, lech, letch, sodomite, sodomist, sod, bugger, tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade, languish, fade, waste, rot

     

    Derivational Morphology: deviate, vary, diverge, depart, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect, degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency, devolution, deterioration, impairment, decline in quality, declension, worsening

     

    Anagrams: Great Dane, tea garden

     

     
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