Definition of decency:
right, behavior, correctness, seemliness, respectableness, propriety, propriety, properness, usual, mliness, honesty, comeliness, restraint, grace, sex, decorousness, modesty, virginity, study at decorum, conscience, decentness, decorum.
- purity (part of speech: noun)
- virtue (part of speech: noun)
- "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
I report to you that our country is challenged, at home and abroad: - that it is our will that is being tried, not our strength; our sense of purpose, not our ability to achieve a better America; - that we have the strength to meet our every challenge; the physical strength to hold the course of decency and compassion at home; and the moral strength to support the cause of peace in the world.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- "The Fruit of the Tree", Edith Wharton.