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From Middle French décent, or its source, Latin decēns, present participle of decet (it is fitting or suitable), from Proto-Indo-European *deke-, from base *dek- (to take, accept, to receive, greet, be suitable) (compare Ancient Greek δοκεῖν (dokein), to appear, seem, think), δέχεσθαι (dekhesthai), to accept); Patrono:Rfscript Sanskrit dacasyati (shows honor, is gracious), dacati (makes offerings, bestows)). Meaning kind, pleasant is from 1902.

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Decent (comparative more Decent, superlative most Decent)

Positive
Decent

Comparative
more Decent

Superlative
most Decent

  1. (obsolete) Appropriate; suitable for the circumstances.
  2. Patrono:Of a person Having a suitable conformity to basic moral standards; showing integrity, fairness, or other characteristics associated with moral uprightness.
  3. Sufficiently clothed or dressed to be seen.
    Are you decent? May I come in?
  4. Fair; good enough; okay.
    He's a decent saxophonist, but probably not good enough to make a career of it.
  5. Significant; substantial.
    There are a decent number of references out there, if you can find them.

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