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Oxford dictionary definition of the word degenerate:
1having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing evidence of decline:
a degenerate form of a higher civilization
2 technical lacking some usual or expected property or quality, in particular:
Mathematics (of a type of equation, curve, etc.) equivalent to a simpler type, especially when a variable or parameter is set to zero.
Physics (of an energy level) corresponding to more than one quantum state.
Physics (of matter) at densities so high that gravitational contraction is counteracted, either by the Pauli exclusion principle or by an analogous quantum effect between closely packed neutrons.
Biology having reverted to a simpler form as a result of losing a complex or adaptive structure present in the ancestral form:
degenerate offshoots from the main line of vertebrate progress
an immoral or corrupt person:
get out of my house, you degenerate!
decline or deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally:
the quality of life had degenerated
the debate degenerated into a brawl
late 15th century: from Latin degeneratus ‘no longer of its kind’, from the verb degenerare, from degener ‘debased’, from de- ‘away from’ + genus, gener- ‘race, kind’