Meaning of Degenerate



English: Degenerate
Bangla: অধঃপতিত, স্বধর্মচ্যুত, অবক্ষয়িত, উচ্ছন্নে যাওয়া
Hindi: पतित, नष्टधर्मी, कुलाचारभ्रष्ट
Type: Adjective / বিশেষণ / विशेषण
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate: The morale of the soldiers degenerated, and they were unable to fight.

Definition: 2

to diminish in quality, especially from a former state of coherence, balance, integrity, etc.: The debate degenerated into an exchange of insults.

Definition: 3

Pathology. to lose functional activity, as a tissue or organ.

Definition: 4

Evolution. (of a species or any of its traits or structures) to revert to a simple, less highly organized, or less functionally active type, as a parasitic plant that has lost its taproot or the vestigial wings of a flightless bird.

Definition: 5

to cause degeneration in; bring about a decline, deterioration, or reversion in.