decent

decent
لَطِيف \ beautiful: full of beauty. courteous: polite. dainty: pretty, neat, light, but not strong (girl, flower, cup, etc.). darling: delightful: What a darling little animal!. dear: sweet; fit to be loved: What a dear little girl!. decent: pleasant: John is a very decent fellow. delicate: tender; careful not to hurt: delicate treatment. gentle: kind; not rough; not violent: a gentle nature; a gentle push. good: pleasing: good news; a good film, kind It was good of you to help us. graceful: showing grace of movement: She has a graceful figure. He dances gracefully. gracious: polite, kind and pleasant. kind: gentle; friendly; helpful: Always be kind to children. it was kind of you to invite me. kindly: kind: a kindly old lady. lovely: pleasant: We had a lovely time. mellow: made soft, sweet or gentle by age (colours, wine, people, etc.): a mellow voice. mild: (of weather in winter) not cold or stormy; (of people) gentle and quiet in manner; (of illness) not serious; (of words and actions) gentle: a mild attack of fever; a mild punishment. nice: pleasant: a nice day (a fine day); a nice time (an enjoyable time); nice clothes (pleasing and of good quality); nice food (with a pleasant taste). obliging: helpful, in a willing way: an obliging shopkeeper. placid: calm by nature; not easily excited. pleasant: pleasing; satisfying; nice; friendly: a pleasant taste; a pleasant companion. pretty: beautiful or pleasing in a simple way: a pretty girl; a pretty dress. soft: (of winds, etc.) gentle. sweet: pleasant: a sweet smell; a sweet smile; a sweet little girl (pretty and charming). thoughtful: kind; considering the needs or feelings or other people: It was thoughtful of you to visit me in hospital \ See Also مهذب (مُهَذَّب)، ممتع (مُمْتِع)، بهيج (بَهيج)، جميل (جَمِيل)، ظريف (ظَرِيف)، خفيف (خَفيف)، جذاب (جذَّاب)، سار (سَارّ)، مراع لشعور الآخرين (مُراعٍ لِشعورِ الآخرين)‏

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  • décent — décent, ente [ desɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVe; lat. decens, de decere → décence 1 ♦ Qui est conforme à la décence (notamment en matière sexuelle). ⇒ bienséant, convenable. Une conduite peu décente. Tenue décente. ⇒ chaste, pudique. 2 ♦ Vieilli Qui a de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • decent — DECÉNT, Ă, decenţi, te, adj. Cuviincios, pudic. – Din fr. décent, lat. decens, ntis. Trimis de RACAI, 27.03.2009. Sursa: DEX 98  Decent ≠ indecent, necuviincios, impertinent, insolent, neruşinat, obraznic Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • decent — de cent (d[=e] sent), a. [L. decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming; akin to decus glory, honor, ornament, Gr. dokei^n to seem good, to seem, think; cf. Skr. d[=a][,c] to grant, to give; and perh. akin to E. attire, tire: cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decent — [dē′sənt] adj. [MFr décent < L decens (gen decentis), prp. of decere, to befit < IE base * dek̑ , to receive, greet, be suitable, teach > Sans da̍kšati, (he) is helpful, L docere, to teach, Gr dokein, to think, seem] 1. proper and… …   English World dictionary

  • décent — décent, ente (dé san, san t ) adj. 1°   Qui est conforme à la décence. Costume décent. Mise décente. •   Ce n est point assez que les moeurs du théâtre ne soient point mauvaises, il faut encore qu elles soient décentes et instructives, LA BRUY. I …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • décent — DÉCENT, ENTE. adject. Qui est dans les termes de la décence, selon les règles de la bienséance et de l honnêteté extérieure. Il n est pas décent à un Magistrat de... Être en habit décent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • decent — 1530s, proper to one s station or rank, also tasteful, from M.Fr. décent, or directly from L. decentem (nom. decens) becoming, seemly, fitting, proper, prp. of decere to be fitting or suitable, from PIE *deke , from root *dek to take, accept, to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • decent — [adj1] respectable, appropriate approved, becoming, befitting, chaste, clean, comely, comme il faut, conforming, continent, correct, decorous, delicate, ethical, fit, fitting, good, honest, honorable, immaculate, mannerly, modest, moral, nice,… …   New thesaurus

  • decent — Decent, [decen]te. adj. Qui est dans les termes de la decence, selon les regles de la bienseance, & de l honnesteté exterieure. Il n est pas decent à un Magistrat. estre en habit decent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • decent — Decent, et convenable, Decens. Il est decent et raisonnable de faire ainsi, Fieri sic decet. Cic …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Decēnt — (v. lat.), schicklich, anständig; daher Decenz, Anstand, Schicklichkeit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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