Examples of indecent in a Sentence
He took indecent pleasure in her troubles.
paintings of nude figures are artistic, not indecent
Recent Examples of indecent from the Web
Rowe was convicted in 1994 of 39 counts of indecent assault on 15 boys ages 8 to 14.
Joseph Grigoletti, of the 5800 block of North Napoleon Avenue in the city’s Norwood Park neighborhood, was charged with indecent solicitation and child luring, police said.
Ball was handed a 32-month sentence for misconduct in public office and indecent assaults, though he was released on probation in February after serving 16 months.
Cosby faced up to 10 years in prison on three counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault in the case of Andrea Constand, who accused him of drugging and raping her.
In 1991, Sotheby’s offered for auction 43 pages from Jim Morrison’s court file; the Doors singer was arrested for indecent exposure in 1969 after a performance at Dinner Key.
The jury is considering three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal suspended DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann on Monday, following an investigation into the indecent exposure charges that Mann faced after allegedly exposing himself to a police officer in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park.
The directive is to be in effect until the state’s Attorney General’s Office issues a ruling on Maryland’s indecent exposure laws which were protested by a woman who believes that if men can go topless then women should be able to as well.
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Origin and Etymology of indecent
Middle French or Latin; Middle French indécent, from Latin indecent-, indecens, from in- + decent-, decens decent
First Known Use: circa 1587See Words from the same year
INDECENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indecent for English Language Learners
: sexually offensive or shocking
of clothes : not covering enough of your body
: using language that offends people : including behavior or ideas that people find offensive
INDECENT Defined for Kids
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