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Definitions of degenerative

  1. Undergoing or producing degeneration; tending to degenerate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Causing or tending to degeneracy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for degenerative

  1. There is no doubt that in a great many cases epilepsy is a progressive degenerative disease and that a state of lowered mentality will eventually develop. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  2. I was sure there must be better ways of dealing with degenerative conditions such as cancer, but I had no idea what they might be or how to find out. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon