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Synonyms for indecent
ɪnˈdi sənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    indelicate, indecorous, inauspicious, untoward, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, adverse

    Antonyms:
    modest, proper, decent

  2. indecent(adj)

    offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

    "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"

    Synonyms:
    uncomely, unbecoming, untoward, indecorous, unseemly

    Antonyms:
    proper, decent, modest

  3. indecent(adj)

    offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

    "a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards"

    Synonyms:
    uncomely, unbecoming, untoward, indecorous, unseemly

    Antonyms:
    modest, proper, decent

Wiktionary

  1. indecent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unseemly, improper, offensive, immodest, in poor taste, in bad taste, distasteful, immoral

  2. indecent(adjective)

    offensive to good taste

    Synonyms:
    unseemly, improper, in bad taste, offensive, distasteful, immodest, in poor taste, immoral

  3. indecent(adjective)

    not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly

    Synonyms:
    distasteful, in poor taste, unseemly, offensive, immodest, immoral, improper, in bad taste

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indecent

    Synonyms:
    indelicate, immodest, improper

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indecent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    indecorous, improper, unbecoming, unseemly

  2. indecent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    indelicate, gross, immodest, impure, obscene, filthy, unchaste

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indecent(a)

    Synonyms:
    immodest, obscene, indelicate, shameless, ribald, lewd, unchaste

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indecent":

    obscene, immodest, indecency, immoral

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#24702unsuitable
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#56411distasteful
#56679indecency
#72742unseemly
#79668untoward
#80903unbecoming
#133218immodest
#137695inauspicious
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How to use indecent in a sentence?

  1. Milan Kundera:

    When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.

  2. Harold Macmillan:

    If you don't believe in God, all you have to believe in is decency. Decency is very good. Better decent than indecent. But I don't think it's enough.

  3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    My mom was bringing me up and she said that reading other people's letters is inappropriate and it's indecent, letters of two people elected by their nations to be at the helm of the country, their traditions, their manners, including diplomatic manners that suppose a certain level of confidentiality.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One can feel one's garbage of mind smell, from its indecent words since, within its reality, such ones have a lack of beauty and quality of character.

  5. Isaac Chiranganyika:

    There are scenes in the film that are just too indecent to be shown to the public.

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