Definition of eugenic in English:

eugenic

adjective

See eugenics

  • ‘As more people can derive benefits from the use of genetic information to guide reproductive decisions eugenic practices will become very widespread.’
  • ‘For people such as Fisher, who was a leading figure in the American eugenics movement, the eugenic program of race improvement was the central concern.’
  • ‘The eugenic and Social Darwinism programs are morally repugnant, but seem to be based on Darwinian evolutionary facts.’
  • ‘The Eugenics Review reflected the broad cross-section of eugenic interpretations of demography and degeneration.’
  • ‘The Nazis were hardly prudes on matters sexual, and their eugenic obsessions prompted a liberal code of rules and mores on procreation.’

Pronunciation

eugenic

/juːˈdʒɛnɪk/