degenerate englannista suomeksi
- faint-hearted and degenerate king
Having lost good or desirable qualities.
(RQ:Swift Verses on St. Patrick's Wel)
- As you grew more degenerate and base, I sent you millions of the croaking race
One who is degenerate, who has fallen from previous stature.
''In the cult of degenerates, acts of decency, kindness and modesty could be seen as acts of apostasy.''
''His condition continued to degenerate even after admission to hospital.''
1870, Shirley Hibberd, ''Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste'' (page 170)
- Another bird quickly learned to imitate the song of a canary that was mated with it, but as the parrakeet improved in the performance the canary degenerated, and came at last to mingle the other bird's harsh chitterings with its own proper music.
(adj form of)
(feminine plural of)