adverb see degenerate I

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  • Degenerately — De*gen er*ate*ly, adv. In a degenerate manner; unworthily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • degenerately — degenerate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having lost normal and desirable qualities; showing evidence of moral or physical decline. ► NOUN ▪ a morally degenerate person. ► VERB ▪ deteriorate physically or morally. DERIVATIVES degeneracy noun degenerately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • degenerately — See degenerate. * * * …   Universalium

  • degenerately — adverb In a degenerate manner …   Wiktionary

  • degenerately — adv. in a degenerate manner, decadently, immorally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • degenerately — de·gen·er·ate·ly …   English syllables

  • degenerately — ə̇tlē, li adverb : in a degenerate manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • degenerate — degenerately, adv. degenerateness, n. v. /di jen euh rayt /; adj., n. /di jen euhr it/, v., degenerated, degenerating, adj., n. v.i. 1. to fall below a normal or desirable level in physical, mental, or moral qualities; deteriorate: The morale of… …   Universalium

  • Semiconductor — Citations missing|date=March 2008A semiconductor is a solid material that has electrical conductivity in between a conductor and an insulator; it can vary over that wide range either permanently or dynamically. [. They are used in many… …   Wikipedia

  • degenerate — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English degenerat, from Latin degeneratus, past participle of degenerare to degenerate, from de + gener , genus race, kind more at kin Date: 15th century 1. a. having declined or become less specialized (as in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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