Translation of decadent in Spanish:


decadente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛkəd(ə)nt/

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    • History tells us that decadent cultures which have lost the will to fight do not survive.
    • Those values have more or less passed away, during this decadent cultural period in which we have lived.
    • These people - philosophers like Nietzsche - fantasised that violence would purify our culture of decadent and degenerate forces.
    • The films featuring Marlene Dietrich add the paradox of the dazzling yet androgynous female who is simultaneously moral and amoral, eminently proper yet irredeemably decadent.
    • Implicit in the myth is the judgment of a decadent present in need of regenerative cultural renewal.
    • But this is a play about temptation, about the superficial and decadent obsessions of 1940s British theatre culture.
    • Watching satellite television has been illegal as it is seen as the conveyor of decadent western culture.
    • They banned it because of the novel's sexual description and its characters' decadent lifestyles.
    • His work of this time conveyed disgust at the horrors of war and the depravities of a decadent society with unerring psychological insight and devastating emotional effect.
    • More conventionally, Squire Hamilton represents a type common in Hammer horrors of the period: the depraved, decadent aristocrat.
    • Perhaps the most chilling aspect of this period is that the authorities tried to persuade him to change his outlook, to abandon what they viewed as a decadent lifestyle, and to write a book or books celebrating the Revolution.
    • It was the most decadent time in German history, but also the most controlling and brutal time.
    • Dietrich's career was formed by the decadent film and theatre scene of pre-war Berlin, but she became famous after moving to the United States, gaining US citizenship in 1937.
    • Boogie Nights 2 is essentially a rollercoaster ride through the decadent decade that taste forgot, with references to shell suits, Live Aid and Mrs Thatcher, all soundtracked by hits from Wham!
    • Marilyn Manson, a shock rocker hated by conservatives for his decadent excesses, was rewarded for his sins by having the number one selling album in America during its first week of release.
    • I neglected my friends, started listening to her music, dressing the way she wanted me to dress; essentially losing myself in her vacant, decadent lifestyle.
    • Thirty years ago Aron worried about a kind of hedonistic self-indulgence characteristic of decadent societies.
    • He freely indulges in the decadent lifestyle around him, and dabbles in any drug his friends put in front of him.
    • Restraint in dress represented a reaction to the excesses of a corrupt monarchy and decadent regime.
    • The doom of what they see as the decadent West is, they say, inevitable.