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decadent

dec·a·dent

decadent

 
 
pronunciation:
de k dnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by a fall into an inferior state; decaying; degenerate.
definition 2: tending to indulge in sensual pleasures; hedonistic.
He'd left his wife and was enjoying a decadent lifestyle as a single man at his beach villa.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one that is decaying or degenerate, esp. morally degenerate.
Word Parts
The word decadent contains the following part:
cad, cas, cid2 Latin root that means to fall