Example sentences for: decadent

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

  • 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.

  • The nearly unrelieved squalor of this career goes side by side with a self-consciously decadent and degenerate lifestyle.

  • 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.

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

  • The urban backdrop: Tak Fujimoto's sublimely subtle, atmospheric cinematography made Philadelphia look ancient, decadent, well-worn; rarely does an American film setting feel so saturated with the past and teeming with the footprints left by earlier generations.


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