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  1. dec·a·dent
    IPA[ˈdekəd(ə)nt]
  2. adjective

    • 1. characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline:

      a decaying, decadent Britain
    • 2. luxuriously self-indulgent:

      a decadent soak in a scented bath

    noun

    • 1. a person who is luxuriously self-indulgent:

      for half a million dollars, he offers rich decadents the chance to lead a deadly safari
    • 2. a member of a group of late-19th-century French and English poets associated with the Aesthetic Movement.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: decadent, plural noun: decadents

    • adjective

      characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline:

      luxuriously self-indulgent:

    • noun

      a person who is luxuriously self-indulgent:

      a member of a group of late 19th-century French and English poets associated with the Aesthetic Movement.

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