Example sentences for: decadence

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

  • Besides the works of the 14th-century masters Duccio, Pietro, and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, as well as Simone Martini, see Siena’s 16th-century Mannerists, painting at a time when the Renaissance teetered on the brink of effete decadence: Beccafumi’s dreamy Birth of Mary and a highly decorative Christ at the Column by Sodoma.

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

  • 2) Ruth and Ty Cobb represented the pugnacity and decadence of the good old days, and DiMaggio was the exception.

  • Tarzan and John Carter represent the era of Anglo-American civilization, at the midpoint between prehistoric barbarism and post-historic decadence.

  • But decadence set in and Dominican monk and rabble-rousing preacher Girolamo Savonarola (1452–1498) denounced the corruption of a Church and society more devoted to pagan classics than to the Christian gospel.


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