The young, undereducated, and unemployed are not experiencing the recovery that those with decent jobs have.
The data flow would seem to support a decent—possibly good—holiday shopping season.
There were no limos, no visits to fine restaurants, not so much as a decent stereo.
Yes, there were decent Poles who acted honorably to help the Jews.
As long as master's degrees and professional degrees were rare, it was a decent strategy.
I have a wish to have wit and to reason about things with decent people.
"In bed like a decent man if he's to be my husband, which he is," said Miss Junk, tartly.
It was the only decent bit of time I ever had when I was a kid, with our landlady's two girls, you know.
If you had come up a little sooner we might have had a decent game.
She had told him, as she might have told any decent soul, her sad and romantic story.
1530s, "proper to one's station or rank," also "tasteful," from Middle French décent, or directly from Latin decentem (nominative decens) "becoming, seemly, fitting, proper," present participle of decere "to be fitting or suitable," from PIE *deke-, from root *dek- "to take, accept, to receive, greet, be suitable" (cf. Greek dokein "to appear, seem, think," dekhesthai "to accept;" Sanskrit daśasyati "shows honor, is gracious," dacati "makes offerings, bestows;" Latin docere "to teach," decus "grace, ornament"). Meaning "kind, pleasant" is from 1902. Are you decent? (1949) was originally backstage theater jargon for "are you dressed."
Good, often very good: makes a decent living