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decadency

noun dec·a·den·cy \-dən-sē\

Definition of DECADENCY

:  decadence 1

Examples of DECADENCY

  1. <a novel that examines the decadency of a group of overprivileged teens in an affluent suburb>

First Known Use of DECADENCY

1632

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