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.
  • It must be " tried by the laws of decency and propriety."
  • 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.
  • The new amie used her influence on the side of decency, and the queen openly declared she had never been so well treated as at this time, and eventually died in Mme de Maintenon's arms in 1683.