decency definition

  • noun:
    • their state or top-notch being decent; propriety.
    • Conformity to prevailing standards of propriety or modesty.
    • Social or ethical proprieties.
    • Surroundings or services considered essential for a suitable standard of living.
    • the standard of being good; propriety
    • what is appropriate or getting.
    • The quality or state to be decent, ideal, or getting, in words or behavior; propriety of form in personal intercourse, in actions, or perhaps in discourse; appropriate formality; becoming ceremony; seemliness; thus, freedom from obscenity or indecorum; modesty.
    • whatever is appropriate or becoming.
    • hawaii or quality of being decent, healthy, ideal, or becoming; propriety of activity, speech, gown, etc.; correct formality; getting ceremony; modesty; particularly, freedom from ribaldry or obscenity.
    • That which is good or getting.
    • Synonyms Decorum, suitableness, neatness, purity, delicacy.
    • the standard of becoming polite and respectable
    • the caliber of complying to criteria of propriety and morality

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