What is Degenerate?
Degenerate is which has become morally weak or bad He was shocked by the student art exhibition which he termed ‘degenerate scribbling’. (verb) to get worse Her condition degenerated quickly once she went into hospital. The celebrations rapidly degenerated into rioting. Synonym deteriorate (noun) a person who is morally weak or bad The people who did this are moral degenerates.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level