Example sentences for: degenerated

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

  • By the end of 1969, the idealism of the SDS had degenerated into personal bickering and a flirtation with Maoist terrorism that could be written off as mere goofiness had it not resulted in the loss of innocent lives on both sides of the Atlantic.

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

  • The Mondale-Ferraro campaign degenerated into a wretched, embarrassing spectacle, but Ferraro proved that a woman could be just as good--and just as bad--a vice-presidential candidate as any man.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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