degeneracy

Definitions of degeneracy
  1. noun
    the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
    synonyms: decadence, decadency, degeneration
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    type of:
    abasement, abjection, degradation
    a low or downcast state
  2. noun
    moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    “moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration”
    synonyms: corruption, depravation, depravity, putrefaction
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    type of:
    immorality
    the quality of not being in accord with standards of right or good conduct
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