(1) He clearly believes that a culture that permits women and homosexuals to run around freely, just like normal people, is on the verge of collapse from sheer moral degeneracy .(2) But I do recognize forms of degeneracy and decadence, which have been imposed upon human behavior, which some people mistake, for the essential nature of man.(3) A corrupting influence on young boys (nothing said about girls), a symbol of decadence and degeneracy , everything else you can imagine in between.(4) But he never succumbed to the lure of rock 'n' roll degeneracy , generally avoiding both the gossip columns and the gutter.(5) To many it is considered a sign of degeneracy not to be interested in it.(6) The ├ö├ç├┐decline of morality├ö├ç├û in subsequent Western culture should not be seen as a mere falling-away, but a tendency to degeneracy lying in the very standpoint of moral autonomy itself.(7) Conversely, it is conceivable that they just enjoy drenching themselves in an acid rain of squalor and degeneracy , and that their disciples are self-loathing masochists.(8) the degeneracy of later Roman work(9) the ills of society, from sexual degeneracy to political corruption(10) Opium smokers had a darker reputation connected to poverty, vice, and degeneracy , and aroused public antipathy long before other types of addicts did so.(11) Sometimes, it changes people's lives, sometimes it leads people to degeneracy .(12) They think it rather the corruption and degeneracy than the sound constitution of a republic.(13) In time, idiocy, defined once again as permanent and untreatable, became identified with degeneracy , willful noncompliance and moral corruption.(14) Dazzling, rapid-fire prose and fast, dry dialogue lend tragicomic humour to these tales of individualists who nosedive inevitably into degeneracy , despair, desperation and disillusion.(15) Coming on like a gang of existentialists they glorified degeneracy , nihilism, decadence and alcoholism.(16) Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid.