Example sentences for: degenerated

How can you use “degenerated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A prosecution provoked by the self-absorbed neediness of an insecure president has degenerated into the self-absorbed neediness of an insecure House.

  • The presence of duplicated versions of the NlpC/P60 domain in some proteins (Figures 1, 3) suggests that the permutation could have potentially occurred through a duplicate intermediate in which the either the amino or carboxyl terminus of each of the copies degenerated, leaving behind a stable permuted unit.

  • Parents are abandoning the PTA in droves for groups that are more local and hard-hitting, says a report . The PTA's reformist mandate--it pioneered libraries, hot lunches, and kindergartens--has degenerated into mere boosterism.

  • The first recognizable secondary structure element in this domain is an α-helix that is present in practically all members of this superfamily, with the exception of a few members of the AcmB family from Staphylococcus aureus (Figures 1, 2), where it appears to have entirely degenerated.

  • By the 1920s, the spelling had regularized to ornery , and the meaning had degenerated to `disagreeable' or `cantankerous.


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