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- the quality of being decent; propriety
- Observances of time, place, and of decency in general.
- Immodest words admit of no defence, / For want of decency is want of sense.
- That which is proper or becoming.
- The external decencies of worship.
- Those thousand decencies, that daily flow / From all her words and actions.
quality of being decent