Example sentences for: decadent

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

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

  • 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.

  • If the country is debased and decadent, the cure has to come from uplifting the people, not from acts of government.

  • celebration of the blasphemous, the criminal and the decadent."

  • (John McCain is a hard case, being conventionally brave and forthright but also kind of a cutup; his crack about propping up a dead Alan Greenspan à la Weekend at Bernie's was very fin de siècle .) However, to give an appropriate nod to the underdogs, the TR model also speaks well for the chances of Gary Bauer, Orrin Hatch, and Alan Keyes (none of whom has an ironic or decadent bone in his body, as far as Chatterbox can see).


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