Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de decency

(substantivo) 
Definition
conformity to the prevailing standards of what is right
His sense of decency forced him to resign.
Sinônimos
propriety
Their sense of social propriety is eroded.
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correctness
He conducted himself with formal correctness at all times.
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decorum
I was treated with decorum and respect
,
fitness
There is a debate about his fitness for the job.
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good form
It's not good form to spend lots of money.
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respectability
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etiquette
a breach of the rules of diplomatic etiquette
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appropriateness
He wonders about the appropriateness of every move he makes.
,
seemliness
(substantivo) 
He did not have the decency to inform me of his plans.
Sinônimos
courtesy
He always treats everyone with the utmost courtesy.
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grace
She hadn't even the grace to apologize for what she'd done.
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politeness
She listened to him, but only out of politeness.
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good manners
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civility
Most people treat each other with at least some civility.
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good breeding
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graciousness
,
urbanity
He had all the charm and urbanity of the trained diplomat.
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courteousness
,
gallantness

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of appropriateness
He wonders about the appropriateness of every move he makes.
Sinônimos
rightness,
applicability,
timeliness,
pertinence,
fittingness,
seemliness,
appositeness,
properness,
germaneness,
opportuneness,
becomingness,
congruousness,
felicitousness,
well-suitedness
in the sense of civility
Definition
polite or courteous behaviour
Most people treat each other with at least some civility.
Sinônimos
good manners,
graciousness,
politesse,
courteousness
in the sense of correctness
He conducted himself with formal correctness at all times.
Sinônimos
good manners,
good breeding,
bon ton,
seemliness

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