over-indulgent, leading to molar decay
What a decadent box of cookies.
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Being in a state of decay.

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by Lomborg January 23, 2005
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A process, condition, or period of deterioration or decline, as in morals or art; decay.
Decadence is the precursor to extinction.
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A period of 10 years. Can refer to particular decades like the 1950s or the 1980s.
The years 2000-2009 are a decade.
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A political ideology which consists of capitalist ideals ending with the hope of reaching luxury and opulance whilst building upon seperate individual’s failures.
The decadence displayed in Berlin during the great depression truely reflects the ideology of Decadism.
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Literally meaning decline and decay it is usually used to refer to the decay of a society. However decadence is a very subjective term and is usually used by square control freaks who only like the simple and wholesome and believe that anything edgy or creative will lead to chaos.
Snobby complainer: words are starting to be used differently and couples are having anal sex which is wrong even though is is safe and usually consensual. And Mexicans are coming in and threatening to destroy our trafitional values whatever that means.Oh the decadence. Soon our civilization will decay into anarchy.
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Overly rich and flaunty. Like a rich asshole.
That rich asshole is pretty decadent.
by Vamos March 22, 2004
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