Synonyms for degenerate

Synonyms for (noun) degenerate

Synonyms: pervert, degenerate, deviant, deviate

Definition: a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

Similar words: reprobate, miscreant

Definition: a person without moral scruples

Synonyms for (verb) degenerate

Synonyms: deteriorate, devolve, degenerate, drop

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Her condition deteriorated; Conditions in the slums degenerated; The discussion devolved into a shouting match

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Synonyms for (adjective) degenerate

Synonyms: riotous, profligate, libertine, debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, fast

Definition: unrestrained by convention or morality

Usage: Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society; deplorably dissipated and degraded; riotous living; fast women

Similar words: immoral

Definition: deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong