Example sentences for: decadent

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

  • The fabulously wealthy are failing us as a social type; indeed, they are not fabulous--not excessively decadent, not imaginatively Sybaritic.

  • Here, the energy is turned up more than a few notches, and, if you do enjoy languid days in the sun, likely it’s only to rest up for playful nights at decadent discos or other nocturnal alternatives.

  • A Gallant character who cultivates decadent aristocratic airs or tries too hard to hold on to Puritan freshness is at best a self-punishing neurotic, at worst a fool.

  • A succession of weak and decadent emperors saw the Roman Empire fall gradually into decline and anarchy.

  • If they didn’t make it as actresses, the “schools” turned them into call girls for the producers, and in 1922 the lurid rape trial of comic Fatty Arbuckle highlighted Hollywood’s decadent lifestyle of fast cars, bootleg whisky, and drugs.


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