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  Words related to degeneration

Related / Similar Words: retrogression, devolution, degeneracy, decadence, decadency

 

Definition:
  • passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form;
  • the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality;
  • the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities;

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    Hyponyms: abiotrophy, cataplasia, attack, macular degeneration, obsolescence

     

    Derivational Morphology: devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate

     

     
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