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Synonyms for decency
ˈdi sən side·cen·cy

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  1. decency

    Synonyms:
    modesty, propriety

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decencynoun

    the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality

    Antonyms:
    indecency

  2. decencynoun

    the quality of being polite and respectable

    Antonyms:
    indecency

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decencynoun

    Synonyms:
    propriety, decorum, proper formality

  2. decencynoun

    Synonyms:
    modesty, delicacy, purity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. decencynoun

    Synonyms:
    propriety, seemliness, decorum, modesty

    Antonyms:
    indecency

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#12948morality
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#36412propriety
#54098decorum
#64248respectability

How to use decency in a sentence?

  1. Mick Fleetwood:

    All of us... anyone that's been in Fleetwood Mac, as far as I've been aware, has been seemingly pretty well brought up by their parents: not goody two-shoes - God knows we weren't - but there was a level of civility that the lads in the band were aware of, what is over the brink of decency.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    I believe that the essence of government lies with unceasing concern for the welfare and dignity and decency and innate integrity of life for every individual. I dont like to say this and wish I didnt have to add these words to make it clear but I willregardless of color, creed, ancestry, sex or age.

  3. Bobby Bowden:

    I guess I want my legacy to be we won and we mostly won the right way, and along the way, people had fun, and I treated people with respect and decency.

  4. Letitia McMaster:

    Our father, Lieutenant Colonel Herbert R. McMaster( U.S. Army, retired), was a tough and compassionate soldier and public servant. He was committed to his neighbors, his fellow soldiers, his community and his country, the best way to honor his memory is for all of us to do all we can to prevent others from suffering at the hands of those who lack compassion and abandon even the most basic standards of human decency.

  5. Kamala Harris:

    There is no one better prepared than Joe to steer our nation through these turbulent times, and restore truth, honor, and decency to the Oval Office, he is kind and endlessly caring, and he truly listens to the American people.

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