Antonyms
Etymology

1. degenerative

adjective. ['dɪˈdʒɛnɝətɪv'] (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function.

Antonyms

  • unusual

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • degenerate (English)
  • degeneratus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Degenerative

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

Example sentences of the word degenerative


1. Adjective
Sugar consumption in America is one of the three major causes of degenerative diseases.

2. Verb, base form
Lhasas are one of many breeds predisposed to degenerative disc disease.

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