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decadent

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
George Borrow
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Etymology

Back-formation from decadence, from Mediaeval Latin decadentia, from Late Latin decadens (decadens), present participle of Late Latin decado (sink, fall). Cognate with French décadent

Adjective

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Positive
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  1. Characterized by moral or cultural decline.
  2. Luxuriously self-indulgent.

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