Degeneracy Sentence Examples
To-day their descendants are not more subject to goitre and cretinism than those dwelling around them, and are recognized by tradition and not by features or physical degeneracy.
Yet the period was one of widespread suffering and degeneracy.
Conversely today's spiritual degeneracy is having negative effects.
Oratory is no longer an independent voice appealing to sentiments of Roman dignity, but the weapon of the "informers" (delatores), wielded for their own advancement and the destruction of that class which, even in their degeneracy, retained most sympathy with the national traditions.
The whole account suggests a Tatar clan in the last stage of degeneracy.Advertisement
Yet he is the one extant witness to the humour and vivacity of the Italian temperament at a stage between its early rudeness and rigidity and its subsequent degeneracy.
Codon degeneracy Although there are 64 possible triplet codons, there are only 20 different amino acids coded by them.
There are other ways to look at the complexity of the music, which might break this degeneracy and tell you more interesting things.
If we have degeneracy then we won't necessarily have solutions with definite parity.
Write down the possible nuclear spin states for H 2 and hence calculate the nuclear spin degeneracy of ortho and para-H 2.Advertisement
In fact, the position has long since passed far beyond the limits of ordinary law-breaking and become an exhibition of national degeneracy.
But, just when the crowd was hoping for total degeneracy, Louise pulled herself together and finished.
Above the Chandrasekhar mass (1.4 solar masses) the electron degeneracy can no longer support white dwarfs.
This quarter share of their genes can only be propagated if they are not demented from brain injury or degeneracy.
They underwent the natural and inevitable vicissitudes of all orders, having their periods of depression and degeneracy, and again of revival and reform.Advertisement
The task was a great one, and the fame to be won by it uncertain, yet it would be something to have made the attempt, and the labour itself would bring a welcome relief from the contemplation of present evils; for his readers, too, this record will, he says, be full of instruction; they are invited to note especially the moral lessons taught by the story of Rome, to observe how Rome rose to greatness by the simple virtues and unselfish devotion of her citizens, and how on the decay of these qualities followed degeneracy and decline.
On the whole, then (though degeneracy, as well as progress, is a force in human evolution), we are not tempted to believe in so strange a combination of forgetfulness with long memory, nor so excessive a degeneration from common sense into a belief in the personality of phenomena, as are required no less by Spencer's system than by that of Max Muller.
Mimnermus laments the degeneracy of the citizens of his day, who could no longer stem the Lydian advance.
In this period of degeneracy there were none the less an awakening to religious needs and a profound longing for a new revelation of truth, which should satisfy at once the intellect and the religious emotions.
Liberals live only in their own reality, and seek to transpose their own moral degeneracy upon everyone else.Advertisement