HyperDic: decadent

English > 3 senses of the word decadent:
ADJECTIVEalldecadentluxuriously self-indulgent
alldecadent, fin-de-sieclemarked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
NOUNperson decadenta person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
decadent > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'kahdahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > decadent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLuxuriously self-indulgent.
Example"I spent a decadent day at a spa"
BroaderindulgentCharacterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
English > decadent: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay.
Example"a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"
Synonymfin-de-siecle
Broaderimmoraldeliberately violating / violating accepted principles of right and wrong
Spanishdecadente
Catalandecadent
Nounsdecadence, decadencythe state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
English > decadent: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically).
Broaderbad personA person who does harm to others
Spanishdecadente
Catalandecadent
Verbsdecayfall into decay or ruin

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