The definition of decent is someone or something that is respectable, modest, proper, or fair and kind.(adjective)
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Origin: MFr décent < L decens (gen decentis), prp. of decere, to befit < IE base *de-, to receive, greet, be suitable, teach > Sans dkšati, (he) is helpful, L docere, to teach, Gr dokein, to think, seem
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Origin: Latin decēns, decent-
Origin: , present participle of decēre, to be fitting; see dek- in Indo-European roots.
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