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decadent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of decadent

  1. 1 having lost forcefulness, courage, or spirit social critics claimed that their culture had become decadent and weak Synonyms of decadent effete, decayed, degenerate, overripe, washed-upWords Related to decadent effeminate, overrefined, precious; decaying, declining, dying, failing, waning; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, frail, languid, sapped, soft, wasted, weak, weakened, wimpy; dissolute, immoral; debased, debauched, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissoluteAntonyms of decadent undecadent

  2. 2 having or showing lowered moral character or standards opponents of gambling casinos claim that gambling is a decadent form of entertainment Synonyms of decadent debased, debauched, corrupt, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissolute, jackleg, libertine, loose, perverse, perverted, rakehell (or rakehelly), rakish, reprobate, sick, unclean, unwholesome, warpedWords Related to decadent bent [chiefly British], crooked, cutthroat, dishonest, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; contaminated, spoiled, tainted; bad, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, nefarious, sinful, vicious, wickedNear Antonyms of decadent incorruptible; ethical, honest, principled; good, moral, righteous, virtuousAntonyms of decadent pure, uncorrupt, uncorrupted

  3. 3 given to or marked by excessive gratification of one's desires the impressionable heiress couldn't resist the decadent temptations of the jet-set life Synonyms of decadent hedonistic, indulgent, luxurious, overindulgent, self-indulgent, sybariticWords Related to decadent carnal, fleshly, sensual, sensuous, voluptuous; masturbatory, onanistic, self-absorbed, self-obsessed; gluttonous, greedy, rapacious, voracious; extravagant, incontinent, intemperate, reckless, splurging, uncontrolled, wantonNear Antonyms of decadent abstemious, abstinent, continent, sober, temperate; ascetic (also ascetical), austere, spartan; disciplined, self-controlled, self-disciplined, self-governedAntonyms of decadent self-abnegating, self-denying


decadent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of decadent

  1. 1 a person who has sunk below the normal moral standard avant-garde artists who were scorned by the bourgeoisie as talentless decadents Synonyms of decadent backslider, debauchee, debaucher, degenerate, deviate, libertine, perv, pervert, profligate, rake, rakehell, ripWords Related to decadent bankrupt, delinquent, derelict, incorrigible; blackguard, cad, heel, knave, miscreant, rascal, reprobate, rogue, scoundrel, villain; lecher, playboy, playgirl, satyrNear Antonyms of decadent saint

  2. 2 a person whose life is devoted to luxury and sensual pleasures a decadent who squandered her once considerable family fortune Synonyms of decadent debauchee, voluptuary, hedonist, sensualist, sybariteWords Related to decadent Cyrenaic, Epicurean; bon vivant, epicure, glutton, gourmand; libertine, playboy, rake, roué; playgirlNear Antonyms of decadent killjoy, spoilsport, wet blanket; fuddy-duddy, prude, straight arrowAntonyms of decadent ascetic



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