Example sentences for: decadence

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

  • While many scholars doubt that Empress Dowager Cixi played such a villainous role, her Summer Palace is undoubtedly lavish enough to have launched countless tales of luxury and decadence.

  • While absorbency did not vary, the softness factor is significant--the downright decadence of the Kleenex ColdCare range makes everything else seem almost abrasive.

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

  • With its intimations of the system's decadence and inevitable disappearance, the label sounded both descriptive--these were the days of stagflation, skyrocketing interest rates, and high unemployment--and inspiring.

  • 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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