What does degenerative mean?

Definitions for degenerativedɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degenerative(adj)

    (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function

    "degenerative diseases of old age"


  1. degenerative(Adjective)

    Characterized by or causing degeneration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Degenerative(adj)

    undergoing or producing degeneration; tending to degenerate


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of degenerative in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of degenerative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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