Sentence Examples


  • By the middle of the century, logical studies had lost to a great extent their real interest and application, and had degenerated into trivial displays of ingenuity.
  • No, the conversation hadn't degenerated, though Denton certainly would have insisted so.
  • His energy too not infrequently degenerated into violence, and when crossed he was apt to be tyrannical.
  • It became the granary of Rome and the free population naturally degenerated and died out.
  • The liberty of the press not unfrequently degenerated into licence, and sane liberalism was often replaced by socialistic dreaming.