undecadent

adjective

un·​dec·​a·​dent ˌən-ˈde-kə-dənt How to pronounce undecadent (audio)
 also  -di-ˈkā-
: not decadent
… despite all the social-critic jeremiads, Americans have shown this remarkable tendency to remain undecadent.David Brooks

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of undecadent was in 1898

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“Undecadent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undecadent. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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