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Synonyms for decency

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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Fourth, it plays a vital pedagogical role in publicly reaffirming the principle that decency ought to be rewarded and held up for emulation, and that evildoing is reprehensible and ought to be punished.
He said that an anti-decency law, such as the Communications Decency Act, standing alone could violate the First Amendment, but an indecency ruling paired with a luring provision was valid.
Ed Towns (D-NY), says, "My boss supports First Amendment freedoms, but is also supportive of protection of decency.
Buffett's legendary decency has not necessarily trickled down to the hired help.
The other part of the Finley case, which is still pending, involves the decency clause.
I do not make this request lightlyOThe issue here is not law, policy or constitutional right - but judgment and common decency.
Although Roxas did not mention Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the current survey frontrunner, in his message, he warned that the country is facing the possibility of a leader coming to power who cares for nothing about honesty, integrity, transparency, responsibility or even just basic decency.
A STREAKER who ran onto the course at the Cheltenham Festival has admitted an act of outraging public decency.
Summary: A man has been charged in the court with molesting and breaching the decency of a compatriot female colleague at their work place on two separate occasions.
BJP chief spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said Nirupam crossed all limits of decency, dignity and decorum during the debate on a television news channel yesterday by launching a personal attack on Irani.
But a case of outraging public decency by having sex in a car park was dropped after magistrates heard it was not certain whether anyone had witnessed it.
A 49-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with outraging public decency after urinating on a war memorial, police said yesterday.
Sharjah: The rules of decency and public conduct remain vague for shopkeepers in the emirate.
The 26-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were arrested on suspicion of committing an act of outraging public decency after being spotted in Mile End Road, South Shields, on Sunday, August 17.