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English → English (gcide) Definition: Decentness decent \de"cent\ (d[=e]"sent), a. [L. decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming; akin to decus glory, honor, ornament, Gr. dokei^n to seem good, to seem, think; cf. Skr. d[=a][,c] to grant, to give; and perh. akin to E. attire, tire: cf. F. d['e]cent. Cf. Decorate, Decorum, Deign.] 1. Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Before his decent steps. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest. [1913 Webster] 3. Comely; shapely; well-formed. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] A sable stole of cyprus lawn Over thy decent shoulders drawn. --Milton. [1913 Webster] By foreign hands thy decent limbs composed. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. Moderate, but competent; sufficient; hence, respectable; fairly good; reasonably comfortable or satisfying; as, a decent fortune; a decent person. [1913 Webster] A decent retreat in the mutability of human affairs. --Burke. -- De"cent*ly, adv. -- De"cent*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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