Definition of 'decencies'
Example sentences containing 'decencies'
This was the reality glossed over in television fiction; indignity, suspicion, denial of the decencies.DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (2001) GALILEE (2001)
How to keep a balance between the essentials of the case and the normal decencies of human sympathy?THE INNOCENTS AT HOME (A SUPERINTENDENT KENWORTHY NOVEL) (2001)
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