Decent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Decent

(obsolete) Appropriate; suitable for the circumstances. | (of a person) Having a suitable conformity to basic moral standards; showing integrity, fairness, or other characteristics associated with moral uprightness. | (informal) Sufficiently clothed or dressed to be seen.

Short Example Sentences for Decent

  • 1. There are very decent people there. 🔊
  • 2. I can write a decent hand. 🔊
  • 3. All the decent material was gone. 🔊
  • 4. There was no living here for the decent people. 🔊
  • 5. She was the ideal of decent and extreme poverty. 🔊
  • 6. He loved the decent joys and pleasures of life. 🔊
  • 7. The Barone is a decent sort. 🔊
  • 8. I says, 'cause he didn't have the spurs of a decent man. 🔊
  • 9. There Iemon had easy and decent access to the use of both. 🔊
  • 10. Let us part calmly, without a fuss, like decent people. 🔊
  • 11. Of what must be done if it was to fulfill its destiny as a decent town. 🔊
  • 12. There's no way out of it, no decent excuse! 🔊
  • 13. Our flat's too small to give a decent dinner. 🔊
  • 14. She did her step-mother the justice to believe her a quite decent woman. 🔊
  • 15. There is not a decent road for miles around, much less a railway. 🔊
  • 16. He laid the body out in decent fashion, and covered the dreadful face. 🔊
  • 17. He was not of the Jago, but a decent young workman, by his dress. 🔊
  • 18. And you'll have to pay Lite a decent salary, or I'll quit right here. 🔊
  • 19. This morning has been the only patch of decent weather we've had. 🔊
  • 20. And he tried to hold the guy quiet, talkin' decent to him all the time. 🔊
  • 21. Because I hadn't the decent horse-gumption to keep my feelings to myself! 🔊

How to use Decent in Sentences?

  • 1. It was finding your father and giving him decent burial that kept us out so long. 🔊
  • 2. It was easy to see they were not the sort of men with whom decent folk could trade. 🔊
  • 3. A large part of the community is kept to decent courses by fear of social regulations. 🔊
  • 4. I'm using your own slang in speaking to you because you wouldn't comprehend decent language. 🔊
  • 5. There were many men in the common room, mostly well dressed, and decent even if doubtful looking. 🔊
  • 6. The baron was quite a decent fellow: I had a talk with him in the smoking room one night. 🔊
  • 7. He has unearthed your parcels, found me decent quarters, and I am getting double rations. 🔊
  • 8. I hold there is more real liberty in being under a decent restraint than in absolute freedom from any check. 🔊
  • 9. The possession of a well-regulated watch and a decent umbrella is to a great degree a sign of respectability. 🔊
  • 10. They took the most holy host very devoutly and with great reverence, and gave it a decent place in the sanctuary. 🔊
  • 11. Great efforts were made directly after the Restoration to bring the building into a decent state once more. 🔊
  • 12. He abhorred profaneness, and was a person of a serious and decent spirit, and ever treated sacred things with reverence. 🔊
  • 13. Else why did they live the wretched Jago life instead of take the pleasanter time of the decent labourer? 🔊
  • 14. He cannot avoid sin altogether, but he can avoid sin to a certain extent; he can at least lead an outwardly decent life. 🔊