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dec·a·dent

 (dĕk′ə-dənt, dĭ-kād′nt)
adj.
1. Being in a state of decline or decay.
2. Marked by or providing unrestrained gratification; self-indulgent.
3. often Decadent Of or relating to literary Decadence.
n.
1. A person in a condition or process of mental or moral decay.
2. often Decadent A member of the Decadence movement.

[French décadent, back-formation from décadence, decadence; see decadence.]

dec′a·dent·ly adv.

decadent

(ˈdɛkədənt)
adj
1. characterized by decay or decline, as in being self-indulgent or morally corrupt
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) belonging to a period of decline in artistic standards
n
3. a decadent person
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Movements) (often capital) one of a group of French and English writers of the late 19th century whose works were characterized by refinement of style and a tendency towards the artificial and abnormal
ˈdecadently adv

dec•a•dent

(ˈdɛk ə dənt, dɪˈkeɪd nt)

adj.
1. characterized by or given to decadence.
2. (often cap.) of or like the decadents.
n.
3. a person who is decadent.
4. (often cap.) any of a group of writers, esp. of late 19th-century France, whose work stressed refinement of style and a content of artificiality, perverseness, the bizarre, despair, etc.
[1830–40]
dec′a•dent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decadent - a person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
bad person - a person who does harm to others
Adj.1.decadent - marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals"
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"

decadent

Translations
مُنْحَط، مُنْحَل
dekadentnízpustlý
dekadent
dekadens
spilltur
dekadentný
ahlâk düzeyi düşük olan

decadent

[ˈdekədənt] ADJ [habits, person] → decadente

decadent

[ˈdɛkədənt] adjdécadent(e)

decadent

adjdekadent
n (Liter) → Vertreter(in) m(f)der Dekadenz, Décadent m (geh)

decadent

[ˈdɛkədnt] adjdecadente

decadence

(ˈdekədəns) noun
1. a falling from high to low standards in morals or the arts. the decadence of the late Roman empire.
2. the state of having low or incorrect standards of behaviour; immorality. He lived a life of decadence.
ˈdecadent adjective
a decadent young man.

decadence ends in -ence (not -ance).
References in classic literature ?
There are nations not blinded to Science, not given over hand and foot to effete snobocracies and Degenerate Decadents.
He recognised that though Buddhism is undoubtedly a religion for decadents, its decadent values emanate from the higher and not, as in Christianity, from the lower grades of society.
The female aristocrats whom Machado chooses as subjects of his poetry are prime examples of this preference for strange and extravagant characters expressed by the Decadents, even when they are not expressly linked to the fall of empires.
This is, mutatis mutandis, the way modern decadents practice sex.
For anyone interested in Wilde and the literature of the English Decadents of the 1890's, it will be entertaining, if only for the name-dropping and gossip.
They're also low in saturated fat (exceptions: Soy Delicious Purely Decadent Chocolate Obsession and Peanut Butter Zigzag hit six grams per cup).