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Decadence (noun)

Definition:

 a state of decay or a decline in morality

Example Sentences:

– I believe that our disintegration of moral values is not the cause of our decadence. They are a reflection of it.
– The decadence of the Roman Empire, exemplified by the devotion of its rulers to sensual pleasure rather than governance, eventually caused its downfall.
– Marcs college days were marked by a decadent lifestyle of excessive partying.
– Civilizations are built by the ceaseless toil of a succession of generations. With softness and sloth, civilizations succumb. Let us beware of decadence. – Indian Statesman Rajiv Gandhi

Synonyms:

deterioration, devolution, downfall,

Antonyms:

flourishing, upswing

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Continuity (noun)

Definition:

1. the quality of being consistent and uninterrupted throughout; 2. something that stays consistent throughout; 3. a detailed film script used to ensure consistency throughout.

Example Sentences:

– The company was unhappy with its ad campaign because they felt that there was no continuity between the print and broadcast advertising; the two had very different styles.
– Before I left the company, I trained the new owner until she felt comfortable in the position to ensure continuity of service.
– There is no continuity in my professor’s lectures; he seems to jump from one subject to another without succession.

Synonyms:

constancy, continuousness, succession

Antonyms:

 break, interruption, inconsistency

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