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Synonyms for decadence
ˈdɛk ə dəns, dɪˈkeɪd ns; ˈdɛk ə dən si, dɪˈkeɪd n-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency(noun)

    the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, devolution, corruption, putrefaction, depravity, degeneracy, depravation, decadency, degeneration

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decadence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    decay, decline, fall, declension, degeneracy

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    decay, decline

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How to use decadence in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

  2. Yahya Jammeh:

    As an independent Muslim country, we will not be tied to any bloc that promotes decadence and ungodly behavior, we are no longer going to entertain any dialogue with the European Union, either directly or through the sub-regional, regional and international blocs of which we are members.

  3. James Grover Thurber:

    The difference between our decadence and the Russians' is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic.

  4. Ernest Hemingway:

    Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts.

  5. Carl William Brown:

    If you think of the success of the majority of the so called italian artists, you can easily understand the profound state of decadence and corruption of the stupid nation itself.


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