Example sentences for: decadent

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

  • Nostalgics take tea in the Grand Hôtel des Bains to recall the decadent 1900s, evoked there by Thomas Mann’s novella (and Luchino Visconti’s movie) Death in Venice.

  • 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.

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

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

  • She relies heavily--very heavily--on adverbs, which serve to pepper her noncommittal reviews with small emphatic bursts and to jack up her celebrations (from a 565-word review of Velvet Goldmine : "dazzlingly surreal," "brilliantly reimagines," "spectacularly reborn," "dramatically presided," "stunningly pretty," "fabulously charismatic," "hilariously decadent," "typically wicked").

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