[ US /ˈdɛkədəns/ ]
[ UK /dˈɛkədəns/ ]
  1. the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use decadence In A Sentence

  • They have filthy rich players with a distinct air of decadence about them. Times, Sunday Times
  • But the lack of substance ultimately adds to the mood: flamboyant unconcern underlined by apocalyptic decadence.
  • And like past challenges to civilization, such barbarism thrives on Western appeasement and considers enlightened deference as weakness, if not decadence.
  • Descending downstairs feels like entering a 1970s vision of decadence – all red and gold sequinned drapes, geometric railings and carpeted walls. 10 of the best music venues in London
  • Anyone who has any acquaintance with the Bible will know that prophets regularly used strong language when confronted with hypocrisy or decadence.
  • My Silesian cousin, who now lives in Germany, told me to use stock instead of boiling water – well, yes, this is tastier, but I consider it western decadence. Family life
  • Degenerate, decadence and emptiness loneliness loss.
  • Then the inevitable and auspicious slice of baklava, flaky and honeyed, which brings to mind ancient pleasures, Biblical decadence.
  • But as they struggled to adapt to the modern era, dissolution, decadence and decay set in. Times, Sunday Times
  • The evidences for astrologic demonology in ancient Israel, when the nation was affected by Hellenism and Babylonian decadence, are found in the latter part of the "Book of the Secrets of Henoch" -- the "Book of the Course of the Lights of Heaven" -- as also previously in the fourth section which treats of Henoch's wanderings "through the secret the places of the world". The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy