Example sentences for: decadence

How can you use “decadence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A century of decadence and intermittent wars had left the Ottoman sultanate in serious, irreversible decline.

  • It's the most jittery of periods, both exhibitionistic and paranoid, and David Berkowitz--the self-proclaimed Son of Sam--emerges from the ocean of decadence like a toxic monster, a puritanical avenger.

  • More frightening, he's turned Times Square and its menagerie of wonderful filth and decadence into Disney World North.

  • Where is disco, surely as reliable an indicator of musical decadence as the Sex Pistols?

  • With an inherent pride so justifiably timeless, the rambling Galleria dell’Accademia (Accademia Gallery) is devoted almost exclusively to the artistic legacy of the master artists of Venice and the Veneto, from the 14th century of the republic’s emerging glory to the 18th century of its gentle decadence.


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