Sentence Examples


  • Clothing did not originate in ideas of decency (Gen.
  • 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.
  • It must be " tried by the laws of decency and propriety."
  • The Baganda are not a very moral people, but they have an extreme regard for decency, and are always scrupulously clothed (formerly in bark-cloth, now in calico).