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low moral standards or behaviour

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decadent - indulgent

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Something or somebody that appeals to or is characterized by self-indulgence or moral decay can be described as being ‘decadent’. The word is most commonly used in relation to rich food, or disapprovingly to refer to the corrupting extravagance of a person’s lifestyle, typified by putting pleasure ahead of personal responsibility or well-being.

Synonyms self-indulgent
Antonyms moral,ethical

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  1. After achieving success as an actor, Tom fell into a decadent lifestyle of drink and drugs that nearly ruined him.

  2. The chocolate cake I ordered for dessert was clearly jammed with calories. It was pure decadence!

  3. Her whole house was decadently furnished. In my opinion, there is no need for such over-the-top extravagance.

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