Definition Of degeneracy
the state or property of being degenerate.
the ills of society, from sexual degeneracy to political corruption
Example Of degeneracy
A corrupting influence on young boys (nothing said about girls), a symbol of decadence and degeneracy , everything else you can imagine in between.
After 1870, religious bigotry gave way to racial bigotry; all non-Anglo Saxon peoples were described as permanently inferior due to their intellectual, moral, and physical degeneracy .
‘The song is indicative of perhaps more degeneracy and depravity than I've actually experienced,’ he admits.
But he never succumbed to the lure of rock 'n' roll degeneracy , generally avoiding both the gossip columns and the gutter.
But I do recognize forms of degeneracy and decadence, which have been imposed upon human behavior, which some people mistake, for the essential nature of man.