Sentence Examples


  • Clothing did not originate in ideas of decency (Gen.
  • It must be " tried by the laws of decency and propriety."
  • Loving him was no excuse, because even knowing he didn't love her, she still couldn't find the decency to leave.
  • Her social influence was not as great as it might have been, owing to her holding no recognized position at court, but it was always exercised on the side of decency and morality, and it must not be forgotten that from her former life she was intimate with the literary people of the day.
  • Nor in any series of comedies in existence is decency so rarely sacrificed to a desire for popularity or a false sense of wit.