Definition of degenerescence in English:

degenerescence

noun

  • another term for degeneration
    • ‘In this sequence, the choice of degenerescence was the same as in sequence 2.’
    • ‘The thicker the cap, the higher the risk of degenerescence.’
    • ‘He is legally charged then examined by several psychiatric experts who not only conduct a psychiatric examination, but also measure his anatomy for signs of degenerescence.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French dégénérescence, from dégénérer ‘to degenerate’.

Pronunciation

degenerescence

/diˌjenəˈresəns/