un eugenic


of or bringing about improvement in the type of offspring produced.
having good inherited characteristics.
Also, eugenical.
Compare dysgenic.

1880–85; < Greek eugen(ḗs) wellborn (see eu-, -gen) + -ic

eugenically, adverb
noneugenic, adjective
noneugenical, adjective
noneugenically, adverb
uneugenic, adjective
uneugenical, adjective
uneugenically, adverb
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eugenic eu·gen·ic (yōō-jěn'ĭk)

  1. Of or relating to eugenics.

  2. Relating or adapted to the production of good or improved offspring.

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