Word Meaning

Moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury

Part Of Speech:

Noun

Synonyms:

Dissipation   Dissoluteness   Degeneracy   Debauchery   Corruption  

Antonyms:

Morality  

Sentences

  • Nothing reveals the decadence of the regime more than the revelation that, deprived of fresh water, the inmates of the bunker were forced to wash in the champagne that their leaders had greedily stockpiled.

  • New Orleans is - or was - a hub of cultural diversity with a touch of morbid decadence.

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