Example sentences for: decadence

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

  • 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.

  • But let's not confuse one catastrophic misjudgment with a pattern of 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.

  • 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.

  • While Steely Dan and Frank Zappa strike me as tributaries pretty distant from the mainstream Miller was trying to trace, I think you're correctly suspicious of disco's absence--and not just as a high-point of decadence.


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