Decency Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Decency

Reserve or propriety in speech, dress, or behavior:
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The definition of grace is poise, elegance, forgiveness, or a blessing.
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(Mathematics) The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.).
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Correctness in behaviour and morals; good manners, seemliness. [from 18th c.]
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(Countable) The result or product of being seemly.
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Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
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The definition of courtesy is polite behavior and the showing of proper manners or is a polite and socially proper act.
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Virtue is defined as moral excellence.
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Conformity to one's own sense of right conduct:
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(Computing) The state of an algorithm that correctly mirrors its specification.
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The state or quality of being decent.
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The state or quality of being decorous.
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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One that is innocent.
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Freedom from evil or sin; innocence; chastity
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The state or fact of being a virgin
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The state of being virtuous
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The condition or quality of being chaste, especially the condition of not having had sexual intercourse or of abstaining from sexual relations.
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The quality or state of being respectable
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The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.
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Antonyms for Decency

An immoral act or practice; vice
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respectable behavior
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Indecency, lewdness, or offensiveness in behavior, expression, or appearance.
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Quality of being obscene.
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The definition of indecency is a lack of modesty.
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An improper or unacceptable use of a word or phrase (Ex.: “borrow” for “lend”)
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The state of being immodest
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Words Related to Decency

The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
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A legal or moral entitlement.
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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(Countable) something that restrains, ties, fastens or secures
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Females or males considered as a group:
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The actions or reactions of a person or animal in response to external or internal stimuli.
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Find another word for decency. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decency, like: modesty, immorality, seeindecency, obscenity, obsceneness, indecency, grace, properness, propriety, seemliness and civility.