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decadence

Pronunciation: /ˈdekədəns/

Translation of decadence in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • decadencia (feminine) I consider breakfast in bed the height of decadence [humorous/humorístico] para mí desayunar en la cama es el colmo del sibaritismo or hedonismo
    Example sentences
    • Luxurious decadence is mostly wasted on you, Virgos.
    • To sail in luxurious decadence, try the Symphonia, a 112-foot yacht that sleeps ten.
    • It doesn't have that luxurious feeling of decadence like having coffee and scones at 3.30 when everyone else is working.

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