Example sentences for: decency

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

  • His case against feminist Holocaust studies can be reduced to three main objections: 1) Alter's argument, made with less subtlety; 2) a somewhat crankish concern that the "object of such exercises" as feminist Holocaust scholarship is "to sever Jewish women, in their own minds, from their families as well as from the larger Jewish community"; and 3) the sense that such treatment violates taste, decorum, and "human decency."

  • 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.

  • But what Clinton did on the Communications Decency Act is truly unforgivable.

  • The decency folks get to make headlines, shock consciences, and stop concerts.

  • In view of this week's divorce proceedings, the Sun crowed, "He is not fit to lecture anyone about morality and decency."

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