[ UK /juːd‍ʒˈɛnɪk/ ]
[ US /juˈdʒɛnɪk/ ]
  1. pertaining to or causing improvement in the offspring produced
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How To Use eugenic In A Sentence

  • Eugenics and ‘social Darwinism’ are perversions of evolution based upon logical fallacy and misapplication.
  • This antimodernist nativism pervaded the 1920s, but it was particularly visible in the scientific racism of the eugenics movement, the xenophobia of the "100 percent American" movement, the sharp resurgence in the Ku Klux Klan, the post – World War One Red Scare (directed primarily at immigrant radicals), and in a series of draconian immigration restriction acts. 11 Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood
  • Guardian | Nazi eugenics, Virginia Woolf and the morality of designer babies A grande virtude do nazismo está em ter enterrado de vez com os ideais de eugenia. Leituras
  • After World War I they were less sanguine about progress and more inclined to the hereditarian pessimism of eugenics.
  • He describes an idea to build a “Web site with a biblical basis” that will be a “one-stop shop for people who want to talk intelligently about life issues,” which seem to include everything from eugenics to euthanasia to abortion. American Grace
  • Clearly, contemporary views of heritability are populist market eugenics in a new form.
  • In the early twentieth century, Malthusian ideas on population control were linked to theories of eugenics and social Darwinism.
  • From the beginning the emphasis in these journals has been mainly on organismic genetics in a wide variety of animals and plants, and in the early years, on eugenics.
  • Plotz deftly neuters Graham's ridiculous eugenics, putting his noxious opinions in their historical context of the KKK and the rise of fascism in Europe in the 1930s.
  • In the United States in recent years, interest in eugenics has centered around genetic screening.
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