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Definition of decadence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

decadence

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɛkədəns//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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behavior, attitudes, etc., that show a fall in standards, especially moral ones, and an interest in pleasure and enjoyment rather than more serious things the decadence of modern Western society
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