Example sentences for: decadence

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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