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EFFETE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does effete mean? 

EFFETE (adjective)
  The adjective EFFETE has 1 sense:

1. marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay

  Familiarity information: EFFETE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EFFETE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay

Synonyms:

decadent; effete

Context examples:

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

Similar:

indulgent (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone)


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