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Definitions and Synonyms of fin-de-siecle | Another word for fin-de-siecle | What is fin-de-siecle?

Definition 1: relating to or characteristic of the end of a century (especially the end of the 19th century) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fin-de-siecle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fin de siecle art

Synonyms for fin-de-siecle in the sense of this definition

(fin-de-siecle is similar to ...) ended or brought to an end

"are you finished?" "gave me the finished manuscript"

(fin-de-siecle is used in the usage domain ...) the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France

Definition 2: marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fin-de-siecle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
  • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

Synonyms for fin-de-siecle in the sense of this definition

(fin-de-siecle is similar to ...) deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong

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