1. decadence

noun. ['ˈdɛkədəns'] the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities.


  • degradation
  • degeneration
  • abasement
  • abjection
  • degeneracy


  • morality


  • décadence (French)
  • decadentia (Latin)

Featured Games

Rhymes with Decadence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with decadence

1. Noun, singular or mass
To host a masquerade ball in your home you will need to create an aura of luxury and decadence.

Quotes about decadence

1. It is a self-deception of philosophers and moralists to imagine that they escape decadence by opposing it. That is beyond their will; and, however little they acknowledge it, one later discovers that they were among the most powerful promoters of decadence.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power