decency

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Synonyms for decency

a sense of propriety or rightness

Antonyms for decency

the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality

the quality of being polite and respectable

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Harrison stresses that small actions or decencies are readily available and easy to use--they require neither permission nor a budget.
By making the time to extend kind and thoughtful decencies, we can ensure that our customers/members have a positive experience.
Tackling the breakdown of common decencies requires an effort equal to that which is mobilized for war.
First are the moral decencies that involve personal integrity, that is, telling the truth, not lying or being deceitful; being sincere, candid, frank, and free of hypocrisy; keeping one's promises, honoring pledges, living up to agreements; and being honest, avoiding fraud or skullduggery.
Immediately to the east is the Tampines New Town, a product of one of the government's earlier infrastructural projects in which much of the population of the old city was transposed from picturesque but insanitary slums to high-rise slabs which offer late twentieth-century internal decencies, and a measure of orderly open space with some well-used public amenities.