decent - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate decent

decent is hyphenated as de-cent

How to pronounce decent

decent is pronounced ´dēːs ənt

Number of syllables in decent

The number of syllables in decent is 2

What part of speech in decent?

decent is an adjective

How common in the word decent?

decent is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does decent convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'decent'

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Common collocations before 'decent'

after, any, enough, even, find, get, good, like, look, make, only, seem, something, think, will

Common collocations of 'decent'

after, any, can, did, enough, even, few, find, get, good, half, just, like, look, made, make, need, only, people, pretty, really, seem, something, think, time, very, want, way, will, year

Words with similar spelling to decent

decant, deceit, dement, descent, detent, docent, recent

Synonyms of 'decent'

acceptable, accepted, accommodating, adequate, admissible, advantageous, advisable, affectionate, agreeable, amiable, appropriate, becoming, befitting, benevolent, blameless, brotherly, chaste, Christian, Christlike, Christly, civil, comfortable, comme il faut, common, compassionate, competent, complaisant, conformable, congruous, considerate, conventional, correct, courteous, delicate, desirable, due, enough, erect, estimable, ethical, fair, fate, favorable, fit, fitten, fitting, formal, friendly, generous, genteel, good, gracious, happy, honest, honorable, human, humane, indulgent, just, kind, kindly, law-abiding, likely, meet, moderate, modest, nice, noble, normal, obliging, okay, passable, plenty, presentable, principled, profitable, proper, proportionate, pure, reasonable, reputable, respectable, right, righteous, rightful, seasonable, seemly, severe, spotless, strict, suitable, sympathetic, tasteful, tender, tenderhearted, thoughtful, tidy, traditional, truehearted, unblemished, upright, upstanding, useful, virtuous, warm, warmhearted, wise, worthwhile, worthy, sufficient, substantial, Sterling, stainless, satisfactory, rigid, right-minded, politic, polite, permissive, orthodox, ordinary, opportune, normative, moral, minimum, minimal, middling, mediocre, mannerly, Manly, loving, kosher, kindhearted, irreproachable, inviolate, immaculate, high-minded, goodish, fructuous, fraternal, felicitous, feasible, fairish, expedient, elegant, dignified, de rigueur, decorous, customary, creditable, convenient, condign, compliant, commensurate, clean, benignant, benign, average, austere, ascetic, ample, all right, affable, workmanlike, well-timed, well-bred, urbane, untarnished, unsullied, unstained, unspotted, unobjectionable, unimpeachable, unexceptional, unexceptionable, undefiled, uncorrupted, tolerable, timely

Common Verb Collocations of decent

afford, be, become, behave, can, come, consider, do, earn, eat, ensure, find, get, give, have, lead, live, make, obtain, pay, preserve, provide, put, think, treat, try, wear, will, work, write

Common Adverb Collocations of decent

also, always, as, awfully, enough, even, ever, far, hardly, here, just, little, much, never, not, now, only, pretty, quite, really, so, still, then, there, too, very, well, when, where, thoroughly

Common Conjunction Collocations of decent

and, but, neither, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing decent

Words with similar spelling to decant
Words with similar spelling to deceit
Words with similar spelling to docent
Synonyms of 'acceptable'
Synonyms of 'accepted'
Synonyms of 'accommodating'
Synonyms of 'adequate'
Synonyms of 'admissible'
Synonyms of 'advantageous'
Synonyms of 'advisable'
Synonyms of 'affable'
Synonyms of 'affectionate'
Synonyms of 'agreeable'
Synonyms of 'all right'
Synonyms of 'alright'
Synonyms of 'amiable'
Synonyms of 'ample'
Synonyms of 'appropriate'
Synonyms of 'au fait'
Synonyms of 'becoming'
Synonyms of 'befitting'
Synonyms of 'benevolent'
Synonyms of 'benign'
Synonyms of 'blameless'
Synonyms of 'brotherly'
Synonyms of 'chaste'
Synonyms of 'Christian'
Synonyms of 'Christlike'
Synonyms of 'civil'
Synonyms of 'civilized'
Synonyms of 'clean'
Synonyms of 'comfortable'
Synonyms of 'commensurate'
Synonyms of 'compassionate'
Synonyms of 'competent'
Words with similar spelling to recent
Words with similar spelling to detent
Words with similar spelling to descent
Words with similar spelling to dement
Synonyms of 'complaisant'
Synonyms of 'compliant'
Synonyms of 'condign'
Synonyms of 'congruous'
Synonyms of 'considerable'
Synonyms of 'convenient'
Synonyms of 'conventional'
Synonyms of 'correct'
Synonyms of 'Coy'
Synonyms of 'creditable'
Synonyms of 'de rigueur'
Synonyms of 'decorous'
Synonyms of 'delicate'
Synonyms of 'demure'
Synonyms of 'desirable'
Synonyms of 'done'
Synonyms of 'due'
Synonyms of 'elegant'
Synonyms of 'enough'
Synonyms of 'erect'
Synonyms of 'estimable'
Synonyms of 'ethical'
Synonyms of 'expedient'
Synonyms of 'fair'
Synonyms of 'favorable'
Synonyms of 'feasible'
Synonyms of 'felicitous'
Synonyms of 'fit'
Synonyms of 'fitting'
Synonyms of 'formal'
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