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decency

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  1. 1 socially acceptable behavior the standards of basic decency demanded that they help the old lady with her groceries Synonyms of decency decorum, form, propriety Words Related to decency etiquette; civility, courteousness, courtesy, gentilesse, gentility, graciousness, mannerliness, politeness, politesse; dignity, grace, refinement; discretion, prudence; appropriateness, correctitude, correctness, decorousness, fitness, rightness, seemliness; attention, attentiveness, care, carefulness; character, goodness, high-mindedness, honesty, honor, integrity, morality, probity, rectitude, righteousness, straightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness Near Antonyms of decency coarseness, crudeness, gracelessness; discourtesy, impoliteness, incivility, vulgarity; imprudence, indiscretion; badness, evil, immorality, wickedness; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness Antonyms of decency impropriety, indecency, indecorum

  2. 2 conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong expected all of the scouts in his troop to be models of decency Synonyms of decency character, morality, goodness, honesty, integrity, probity, rectitude, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousnessWords Related to decency high-mindedness, honor, incorruptibility, irreproachability, irreproachableness, right-mindedness, scrupulosity, scrupulousness; appropriateness, correctness, decorousness, decorum, etiquette, fitness, propriety, seemliness; ethics, moralsNear Antonyms of decency impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion; debauchery, degeneracy, degradation, depravity, perversion, pervertedness, sinfulness; crookedness, dishonesty, underhandedness, unscrupulousness; lowness, meanness, viciousness, vileness; corruptionAntonyms of decency badness, evil, evildoing, immorality, iniquity, sin, villainy, wickedness


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