Definition of degeneracy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˈdʒenərəsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈdʒenərəsi//
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  1. 1moral standards that have fallen to a level that is very low and unacceptable to most people The movie is full of scenes of crime and degeneracy.
  2. 2(specialist) a return to a single structure; a lack of something that is usually present