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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: degenerate orang yang merosot akhlaknya
English → English (WordNet) Definition: degenerate degenerate adj : unrestrained by convention or morality; “Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society”; “deplorably dissipated and degraded”; “riotous living”; “fast women” [syn: debauched, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous, fast] n : a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior [syn: pervert, deviant, deviate] v : grow worse; “Her condition deteriorated”; “Conditions in the slums degenerated”; “The discussion devolved into a shouting match” [syn: devolve, deteriorate, drop] [ant: recuperate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Degenerate Degenerate \De*gen"er*ate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Degenerated; p. pr. & vb. n. Degenerating.] 1. To be or grow worse than one's kind, or than one was originally; hence, to be inferior; to grow poorer, meaner, or more vicious; to decline in good qualities; to deteriorate. [1913 Webster] When wit transgresseth decency, it degenerates into insolence and impiety. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) To fall off from the normal quality or the healthy structure of its kind; to become of a lower type. [1913 Webster] Degenerate \De*gen"er*ate\, a. [L. degeneratus, p. p. of degenerare to degenerate, cause to degenerate, fr. degener base, degenerate, that departs from its race or kind; de- + genus race, kind. See Kin relationship.] Having become worse than one's kind, or one's former state; having declined in worth; having lost in goodness; deteriorated; degraded; unworthy; base; low. [1913 Webster] Faint-hearted and degenerate king. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A degenerate and degraded state. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Degenerate from their ancient blood. --Swift. [1913 Webster] These degenerate days. --Pope. [1913 Webster] I had planted thee a noble vine . . . : how then art thou turned into the degenerate plant of a strange vine unto me? --Jer. ii. 21. [1913 Webster]


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