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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indecent  \In*de"cent\,  a.  [L.  indecens  unseemly,  unbecoming:  cf 
  F.  ind['e]cent.  See  {In-}  not  and  {Decent}.] 
  Not  decent;  unfit  to  be  seen  or  heard;  offensive  to  modesty 
  and  delicacy;  as  indecent  language.  --Cowper. 
 
  Syn:  Unbecoming;  indecorous;  indelicate;  unseemly;  immodest; 
  gross;  shameful;  impure;  improper;  obscene;  filthy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indecent 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn:  {indecorous},  {unbecoming}, 
  {uncomely},  {unseemly},  {untoward}] 
  2:  offensive  to  good  taste  especially  in  sexual  matters;  "an 
  earthy  but  not  indecent  story";  "an  indecent  gesture" 
  [ant:  {decent}] 
  3:  offending  against  sexual  mores  in  conduct  or  appearance;  "a 
  bathing  suit  considered  indecent  by  local  standards" 




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