Definition of decadent:
rakish, loose, degenerate, overripe, sybaritic, wicked, evil, demoralized, jackleg, unethical, sinful, perverse, decayed, indulgent, amoral, overindulge, debased, dissolute, immoral, unwholesome, rakehell, unclean, luxurious, self-indulgent, perverted, libertine, effete, gross, decadence, fun-loving, sensual, weakness, washed-up, indulgence, extravagance, epicurean, degraded, deviant, for fun, sordid, debauched, dissipated, reprobate, warped, depraved, self-indulgence, sick, overindulgent.
After a life of heroic endeavor, disappointment, slavery, and poverty, the author of " Don Quixote" gave the world a serious work which caused to be laughed off the world's stage forever the final vestiges of decadent chivalry.- "Arms and the Man", George Bernard Shaw.
- "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.
- "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.