Antonyms of adj decent

6 senses of decent

Sense 1
decent, nice -- (socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl")

INDIRECT (VIA respectable) -> unrespectable -- (unworthy of respect)

Sense 2
becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly -- (according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA proper) -> improper -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Sense 3
decent (vs. indecent) -- (conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)

indecent (vs. decent) -- (offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture")
        => crude, earthy, gross, vulgar -- (conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited")
        => Hollywood -- (flashy and vulgar; "young white women dressed Hollywood style"; "Hollywood philandering")
        => indelicate -- (verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition")
        => obscene -- (designed to incite to indecency or lust; "the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead)
        => suggestive -- (tending to suggest something improper or indecent; "a suggestive nod"; "suggestive poses")

Sense 4
adequate, decent, enough -- (sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough")

INDIRECT (VIA sufficient) -> insufficient, deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")

Sense 5
decent -- (decently clothed; "are you decent?")

INDIRECT (VIA modest) -> immodest -- (offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

Sense 6
decent -- (observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards")

INDIRECT (VIA modest) -> immodest -- (offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

Similarity of adj decent

6 senses of decent

Sense 1
decent, nice -- (socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl")
       => respectable (vs. unrespectable) -- (characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals; "a respectable woman")

Sense 2
becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly -- (according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior")
       => proper (vs. improper) -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

Sense 3
decent (vs. indecent) -- (conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)
          Also See-> clean#8, unobjectionable#1; decorous#1; proper#1

Sense 4
adequate, decent, enough -- (sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough")
       => sufficient (vs. insufficient) -- (of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food")

Sense 5
decent -- (decently clothed; "are you decent?")
       => modest (vs. immodest) -- (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

Sense 6
decent -- (observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards")
       => modest (vs. immodest) -- (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)

Synonyms of adv decent

1 sense of decent

Sense 1
properly, decently, decent, in good order, right, the right way -- (in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?")

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