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1. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous.

Synonyms

  • nice

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • ugly

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Decent

  • mellicent
  • recent

How do you pronounce decent?

Pronounce decent as ˈdisənt.

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How to spell decent? Is it desent? Or daccent? Common misspellings are:

  • desent
  • daccent

Sentences with decent


1. Adjective
Continue testing the piece against the curve and trimming as needed until you get a decent fit.

Quotes about decent


1. I prefer to win titles with the team ahead of individual awards or scoring more goals than anyone else. I'm more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. When all this is over, what are you left with? When I retire, I hope I am remembered for being a decent guy.
- Lionel Messi

2. I consider myself to have a decent sense of humor. What's life without a sense of humor?
- Mayer Hawthorne

3. The humor is essentially dark for a cartoon and sophisticated. But at the same time, being a cartoon gives the writers more freedom than in a normal sitcom. It always pushes the line that, despite human failings, the Simpsons are really decent people.
- Dan Castellaneta

2. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] according with custom or propriety.

Synonyms

  • comme il faut
  • seemly
  • comely
  • decorous
  • becoming

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • inappropriate
  • general
  • nonspecific

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. decent

adverb. ['ˈdiːsənt'] in the right manner.

Synonyms

  • right
  • decently
  • the right way
  • in good order

Antonyms

  • incorrectness
  • false
  • falsify
  • left

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] conforming to conventions of sexual behavior.

Synonyms

  • clean
  • decorous
  • unobjectionable

Antonyms

  • indecent
  • improper
  • dirty
  • improperness

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress.

Antonyms

  • impropriety

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] decently clothed.

Antonyms

  • incorrect

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. decent

adjective. ['ˈdiːsənt'] sufficient for the purpose.

Synonyms

  • enough
  • adequate

Antonyms

  • unflattering
  • wrongness
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • décent (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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