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.

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

  • It's possible that Besieged is meant to be vaguely allegorical: The African is seduced by the crumbling decadence of Europe while the European falls for the childlike simplicity of Africa.

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

  • 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.


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