decent definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by conformity to recognized requirements of propriety or morality.
    • Free from indelicacy; modest.
    • Meeting accepted requirements; sufficient: a good salary.
    • Morally upright; respectable.
    • Kind or obliging: extremely good of those to provide you cash.
    • Informal precisely or modestly clothed.
    • Appropriate; appropriate the conditions.
    • Having a suitable conformity to basic moral standards; showing stability, fairness, or other characteristics related to moral uprightness.
    • adequately clothed or clothed to be noticed.
    • Fair; good enough; okay.
    • Significant; substantial.
    • Comely; shapely; well-formed.
    • appropriate in terms, behavior, dress, or service; becoming; fit; decorous; appropriate; seemly.
    • Free from immodesty or obscenity; small.
    • Comely; shapely; well-formed.
    • Moderate, but competent; enough; hence, respectable; relatively good; reasonably comfortable or satisfying
    • decently clothed
    • sufficient for the purpose
    • in accordance with customized or propriety
    • observing standard sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
    • conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
    • socially or conventionally proper; refined or virtuous
  • others:
    • Becoming, fit, or suitable in terms, behavior, gown, etc.; appropriate; seemly; decorous.
    • particularly correct pertaining to modesty; clear of indelicacy; conformable to some standard of modesty.
    • Moderate; respectable; fair; bearable; passable; sufficient: since, a decent lot of money; he made an extremely decent look.
  • adverb:
    • in right fashion

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