Example sentences for: decency

How can you use “decency” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • We look to Congress for a Paper Decency Act, to close the giant loophole left open when last year's Communications Decency Act was limited to electronic media.

  • Every few years, like clockwork, the pop-music industry presents to the American public for its delectation a rock star so base, so vile, so offensive to common decency, that he must be stifled.

  • In Bob Roberts , the voice of decency is the worthy old WASP incumbent, played by Gore Vidal, who declares that politics is about reality, not illusion.

  • And you realize--or you're supposed to realize--that however arrogant and annoying you find Judy and Howard, some bottom-line human decency will be violated if they are harmed.

  • In so doing, he shows us that a great deal of sadism, animality, and outright lust can lurk behind people's anodyne professions that they just want to "uphold the law" or "maintain a level of decency."

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