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Definition of Decent

Decent

  1. Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language.
  2. Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest.
  3. Comely; shapely; well-formed.
  4. Moderate, but competent; sufficient; hence, respectable; fairly good; reasonably comfortable or satisfying; as, a decent fortune; a decent person.

Decent Quotations

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
C. S. Lewis

Somewhere deep down there's a decent man in me, he just can't be found.
Eminem

I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
Frida Kahlo

A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful.
Charles W. Pickering

As long as I'm learning something, I figure I'm OK - it's a decent day.
Hunter S. Thompson
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Decent Translations

decent in Afrikaans is behoorlik
decent in Dutch is betamelijk, fatsoenlijk
decent in Italian is fecente, gentile
decent in Spanish is gentil, decente

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