indecent


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in·de·cent

 (ĭn-dē′sənt)
adj.
1. Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty; lewd or vulgar: found the movie to be indecent.
2. Not appropriate or becoming; unseemly: bought up distressed properties with indecent enthusiasm. See Synonyms at unseemly.

in·de′cent·ly adv.

indecent

(ɪnˈdiːsənt)
adj
1. offensive to standards of decency, esp in sexual matters
2. unseemly or improper (esp in the phrase indecent haste)
inˈdecently adv

in•de•cent

(ɪnˈdi sənt)

adj.
1. offending against standards of morality or propriety: indecent language.
2. unbecoming; unseemly.
[1555–65; < Latin]
in•de′cent•ly, adv.
syn: See improper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indecent - not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite societyindecent - not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
2.indecent - offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
dirty - (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
indecorous, indelicate - lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; "indecorous behavior"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
decent - conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana
3.indecent - offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance; "a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards"
immodest - offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

indecent

indecent

adjective
Not in keeping with conventional mores:
Idiom: out of line.
Translations
غَيْر مُحْتَشِم، فاحِش
neslušný
uanstændig
illetlen
ósæmilegur, smekklaus
nepieklājīgspiedauzīgs

indecent

[ɪnˈdiːsnt]
A. ADJ
1. (= obscene) [photograph, language, film, gesture, clothes] → indecente
to make an indecent suggestionsugerir algo indecente
2. (= shocking) → escandaloso
with indecent hastecon una prisa nada decorosa
B. CPD indecent assault N (Jur) → abusos mpl deshonestos
indecent exposure N (Jur) → exhibicionismo m

indecent

[ɪnˈdiːsənt] adj
[act, suggestion] → indécent(e), inconvenant(e)
[amount] → indécent(e)
to do sth with indecent haste → faire qch avec une hâte indécenteindecent assault n (British) (LAW)attentat m à la pudeurindecent behaviour n (British) (LAW)outrage m aux bonnesursindecent exposure n (British) (LAW)outrage m public à la pudeur

indecent

adjunanständig, anstößig; (Jur) actunsittlich, unzüchtig; jokeschmutzig, unanständig, zotig; (= excessive) amountunerhört; with indecent hastemit ungebührlicher Eile or Hast

indecent

[ɪnˈdiːsnt] adj (dress, behaviour) → indecente

indecent

(inˈdiːsnt) adjective
offending against accepted standards of sexual or moral behaviour; not modest. indecent clothing.
inˈdecency noun
References in classic literature ?
If servitude is a high honour," the Gentleman said, "it would be indecent for me to seek it; and if obtained by my own exertion it would be no honour.
But to represent the Almighty as avenging the sins of the guilty on the innocent, was indecent, if not blasphemous, as it was to represent him acting against the first principles of natural justice, and against the original notions of right and wrong, which he himself had implanted in our minds; by which we were to judge not only in all matters which were not revealed, but even of the truth of revelation itself.
Indeed it is as much the business of the legislator as anything else, to banish every indecent expression out of the state: for from a permission to speak whatever is shameful, very quickly arises the doing it, and this particularly with young people: for which reason let them never speak nor hear any such thing: but if it appears that any freeman has done or said anything that is forbidden before he is of age to be thought fit to partake of the common meals, let him be punished by disgrace and stripes; but if a person above that age does so, let him be treated as you would a slave, on account of his being infamous.
The proverbs, of which his talk was full, were for the most part not the coarse and indecent saws soldiers employ, but those folk sayings which taken without a context seem so insignificant, but when used appositely suddenly acquire a significance of profound wisdom.
King Ar- thur's people were not aware that they were indecent and I had presence of mind enough not to mention it.
For instance, Art is allowed as much indecent license today as in earlier times-- but the privileges of Literature in this respect have been sharply curtailed within the past eighty or ninety years.
Her arms were like legs of mutton, her breasts like giant cabbages; her face, broad and fleshy, gave you an impression of almost indecent nakedness, and vast chin succeeded to vast chin.
For my own part, I think that the books of Zola are not immoral, but they are indecent through the facts that they nakedly represent; they are infinitely more moral than the books of any other French novelist.
That was how women with lovers lived in the wicked old societies, in apartments with all the rooms on one floor, and all the indecent propinquities that their novels described.
It was a continuation of the poem on God which he had begun in the chapel, and it was so indecent that Rachel did not understand half of it although she saw that it was indecent.
That cursed handkerchief"--it is really indecent in young men to use such improper language, but they little heed what they say when strongly excited--"that cursed handkerchief has given me as much pain, as it appears also to have given you.
She had a genteel refinement which shuddered at the facts of life, she looked upon the bodily functions as indecent, she had all sorts of euphemisms for common objects, she always chose an elaborate word as more becoming than a simple one: the brutality of these men was like a whip on her thin white shoulders, and she shuddered with voluptuous pain.