decadency

noun
dec·​a·​den·​cy | \ ˈde-kə-dᵊn-sē How to pronounce decadency (audio) also di-ˈkā- \

Definition of decadency

Examples of decadency in a Sentence

a novel that examines the decadency of a group of overprivileged teens in an affluent suburb
Recent Examples on the Web Fashion director and photographer Mert Alas has merged his unique take on luxury fashion with a dose of decadency and self-indulgence. Angela Lei, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of decadency

1632, in the meaning defined above

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“Decadency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decadency. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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