adjective. ['dɪˈdʒɛnɝətɪv'] (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function.
- -ive (English)
- -if (Anglo-Norman)
- degenerate (English)
- degeneratus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Degenerative
Example sentences of the word degenerative
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.