Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: indecent
IPA transcription: [,ɪnd'isənt]
Pronunciations of indecent
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward
    Meaning: 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: indecent
    Meaning: offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"
Usage examples
  • The people of all Southern Europe look upon a married clergy as not only irreligious, but unchaste, indecent, gross, disgusting.
  • But the soldier is rejected with contempt, in two indecent lines, sung with absolute frankness and producing a furore in the audience.
  • It seems to me that society has the same right to protect love against extreme outrage, as it has to forbid indecent exposure of the person on the street.
  • 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.
  • The boy said, 'I will show you I am a laddie,' and pulled up his kilt, exposing his genitals and then his posterior. Boisterous laughter greeted this indecent exposure and suggestion, and more drinks were provided.
  • Woman, bent upon her freedom and seeking to make a better world, will not permit the indecent and unclean forces of reaction to mask themselves forever behind the plea that it is necessary to keep her in ignorance to preserve her purity.
  • if on they rusht, repulse Repeated, and indecent overthrow Doubl'd, would render them yet more despis'd, And to thir foes a laughter; for in view Stood rankt of Seraphim another row In posture to displode thir second tire Of Thunder: back defeated to return They worse abhorr'd.
  • Consequently, he frequently reprimanded John, by telling him that his conduct was beneath the dignity, and inconsistent with the principles of good Indians; indecent and unbecoming a gentleman; and, as he never could reconcile himself to it, he was frequently, almost constantly, when they were together, talking to him on the same subject.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Luka Magnotta, License CC BY-SA 4.0