Examples of indecency in a Sentence
The book has been criticized for indecency.
I was shocked by the indecency of their language.
He was accused of sexual indecencies.
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Subjected to such indecency, people can be prompted to go on a crusade.
He was charged with making terroristic threats and obstruction (both felonies) as well as public indecency, disorderly conduct and interference with government property.
In 2005 and again in 2006, he was convicted on misdemeanor public indecency charges.
Ward was on probation for a burglary in Missouri at the time and had a dozen convictions for public indecency/indecent exposure.
After a one-day trial, Multnomah County Circuit Judge Bronson James found Wilson guilty of misdemeanor public indecency and sentenced him to 45 days in jail.
On April 24, a man came to the police station to turn himself over in connection to charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public indecency.
As more women in the early 20th century advocated for education and work and political rights, others worried that women would lose their way and succumb to indecency.
Police say Smith is being charged with two counts of public indecency.
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INDECENCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indecency for English Language Learners
: a morally or sexually offensive quality : an indecent quality
: behavior that is morally or sexually offensive : indecent behavior
INDECENCY Defined for Kids
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