Example sentences for: decadent

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

  • At home, poor Parvez is reviled for the decadent culture that he embodies; at work, he's treated as a pet, a "little man," by the German businessman (Stellan Skarsgard) whom he supplies with prostitutes.

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

  • So which society is more cynical and decadent and which more idealistic and pure?

  • Rupert Everett turns in a "brilliant comic performance" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ) as an idle and decadent bachelor in this adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play, but the rest of the film gets mediocre notices.

  • In many ways labor can be characterized as decadent in its victory over the truly horrible conditions of the early 20 th century, and many of us wish to believe that the American worker has been given too much and should be slapped back into line with the realities of the global marketplace.


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