Definition of Degenerating

1. Verb. (third-person singular of degenerate) ¹



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Definition of Degenerating

1. degenerate [v] - See also: degenerate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Degenerating

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degender
degendered
degendering
degenders
degeneracies
degeneracy
degenerate
degenerate code
degenerate configuration
degenerate matter
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degenerateness
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degenerating (current term)
degeneratio
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degenerative arthritis
degenerative chorea
degenerative disc disease
degenerative disorder
degenerative index
degenerative inflammation
degenerative joint disease
degenerative myopia

Literary usage of Degenerating

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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"Archy answered ' I'm degenerating.' T. Carlyle, Chelsea. ... I am degenerating from a woman into a dog, and feel an inclination to bark—bow wow! wow! ..."

2. A Narrative of Many Surprising Conversions in Northampton and Vicinity by Jonathan Edwards (1832)
"... began at first by this means, that it was such a degenerating of experiences that first gave rise to them, or at least led the way to them. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... resembling very closely the " spore-like bodies" found by Herrick ('92) in the "degenerating nuclei" of the yolk cells of the egg nauplius of Alpheus. ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1808)
"... of which it is of yet greater importance that we should be aware, than either of the preceding, and that is the degenerating of experiences. ..."

5. The Structure of Conflict by Paul G. Swingle (1885)
"... of degenerating N>vus. pear of a like nature, but occasionally the whole growth by fibrous tissue. This degenerative change is very typical. ..."

6. The Modern Husbandman, Or, The Practice of Farming by William Ellis (1744)
"III. to prevent the degenerating of Seed, in a great Degree. ... of his Soils for keeping his Wheat- feed from degenerating ; he had alfo a great Dependence ..."

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