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1. degeneration

noun. ['dɪˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality.

Synonyms

  • macular degeneration
  • process
  • physical process
  • attack
  • devolution

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • devolution
  • inactivity
  • ride

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Words that Rhyme with Degeneration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word degeneration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lutein and zeaxanthin are effective in promoting eye health by reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.

2. degeneration

noun. ['dɪˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • transformation
  • abiotrophy
  • transmutation
  • retrogression

Antonyms

  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease
  • increase

3. degeneration

noun. ['dɪˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities.

Synonyms

  • degradation
  • decadence
  • abasement
  • abjection
  • degeneracy

Antonyms

  • praise
  • refrain
  • end
  • finish
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