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decadent
used in The Time Machine

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Definition
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
  • 'I must confess that my satisfaction with my first theories of an automatic civilization and a decadent humanity did not long endure.
    Chapter 5 (45% in)
  • In this decadence, too, the art of fire-making had been forgotten on the earth.
    Chapter 9 (17% in)
  • At last I saw again the dim shadows of houses, the evidences of decadent humanity.
    Chapter 12 (4% in)

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