What is another word for degeneracy?

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[ dɪd͡ʒˈɛnəɹəsi], [ dɪd‍ʒˈɛnəɹəsi], [ d_ɪ_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_ə_s_i]

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How to use "Degeneracy" in context?

The word "degeneracy" came into usage during the late nineteenth century and refers to a condition where a population has lost its cultural standards, which are the standards of behavior, values and ways of life that are distinctive to a particular group. The term often is used pejoratively to describe a society, culture or group that is perceived as having declined in quality. The conditions that can lead to a population's loss of cultural standards and the negative connotations that are often associated with the term are varied and complex.

One of the most significant factors that can contribute to a population's loss of cultural standards is the impact of external pressure.

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