decadence (Meaning)

Wordnet

decadence (n)

the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

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decadence (n.)

Alt. of Decadency

decadence Sentence Examples

  1. The opulent palace was a symbol of the ruling elite's decadence and excess.
  2. The decadence of the Roman Empire is often cited as a contributing factor to its downfall.
  3. The artist's work captured the essence of societal decadence in his gritty urban landscapes.
  4. Many critics argue that the decadence of modern consumer culture is unsustainable.
  5. The novel depicted the moral decay and decadence of aristocratic society in the 19th century.
  6. The lavish banquet was a display of decadence, with an abundance of gourmet dishes and fine wines.
  7. The city's nightlife was synonymous with debauchery and decadence during the Roaring Twenties.
  8. The decadence of the royal court contrasted sharply with the poverty of the common people.
  9. The film explored themes of hedonism and decadence among the wealthy elite.
  10. Despite its outward appearance of luxury, the hotel concealed a darker underbelly of moral decadence and corruption.

FAQs About the word decadence

the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualitiesAlt. of Decadency

descent, declination, degradation,deterioration, decline, downgrade, decay, dissolution, decrease, degeneration

advancement, rise, flowering, growth,rise, flowering, ascent, evolution, advancement, ascent

The opulent palace was a symbol of the ruling elite's decadence and excess.

The decadence of the Roman Empire is often cited as a contributing factor to its downfall.

The artist's work captured the essence of societal decadence in his gritty urban landscapes.

Many critics argue that the decadence of modern consumer culture is unsustainable.