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decadence

dec·a·dence

decadence

 
 
pronunciation:
de k dns
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a decline into immorality; loss of moral values.
She could not accept the idea of couples living together without marriage, and she saw it as a part of the utter decadence of the younger generation.
definition 2: the act, process, or condition of decline into an inferior state; deterioration; decay.
similar words:
decay
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derivation: decadency (n.)