Origin of decent
SYNONYMS FOR decent
Related formsde·cent·ly, adverbde·cent·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for decent
Almost everyone there will be a decent person and treat you well.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She assured me he was a decent human being and the love of her life.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I vividly recall, that day and the weeks afterward, people groping for a decent way forward.
I finish a decent game, type my initials, and decide to call it quits.
The problem is that being a decent person in an indecent situation is not enough, even though it may also be all you can do.
If nothing else could stir you, Stephen, at least I could have imagined some decent impulse of gratitude to me.The Passionate Friends|Herbert George Wells
There was a demand for the opportunity to be decent and kind.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
On the night of the dance he had barely kept within the limit of decent behavior.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower
And that's the only reward a decent mortal ought to hope for.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
The one in the box next to the royal party was a decent enough fellow.The Shuttle|Frances Hodgson Burnett