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Noun
  1. The quality of being decent; propriety.
  2. That which is proper or becoming.
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However, a House subcommittee has scheduled hearings later this month to investigate the FCC's record of enforcing decency standards.
Cindy had the decency to get dressed, at least, although she was dressed in a ridiculously glamorous dress with lace and frills.
They say that my dad is a man of few words, but he taught me by the quiet eloquence of his hard work and by his decency.
Craig's qualities of charm and decency have been allied with just enough success on the field to keep the fans happy.
It is an affront to anyone with any sense of human dignity and common decency, regardless of where they stand on the issue.
And yet, it is the way of the world and we each have to find a way to live with a modicum of decency and integrity within it.

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