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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality of being morally fit, suitable, or becoming, in words or behavior; propriety of form in social intercourse, in actions, or in discourse; proper formality; becoming ceremony; seemliness; hence, freedom from obscenity or indecorum; modesty.

2. (n.) That which is proper or becoming.

766. aselgeia -- licentiousness, wantonness
... aselgeia Phonetic Spelling: (as-elg'-ia) Short Definition: wantonness, lewdness
Definition: (outrageous conduct, conduct shocking to public decency, a wanton ...
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Whether the Seminal Loss that Occurs During Sleep Hinders Anyone ...
... sacrament. At the same time a sense of decency forbids Communion on two
accounts. The first of these is always verified, viz. the ...
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Cast Your Eye Round the Room in which You Sit...
... The romance of conscience has been dried up into the science of ethics; which may
well be called decency for decency's sake, decency unborn of cosmic energies ...
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The Church, the Place of Worship
... express command of God, or by the secret inspiration of the blessed Spirit, and
acting agreeably to their own reason and sense of the natural decency of things ...
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Article xxxvi the Magistracy Civil Government...
... by certain laws and policies; to the end that the dissoluteness of men might be
restrained, and all things carried on among them with good order and decency. ...
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False Teachings of the Apostasy.
... They call it an "act which public decency abhors." Here they are mistaken:
it is not public decency that abhors it; it is a proud heart. ...
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Letter xiv. Dress.
... By this, I do not mean the pride of appearance; but a decency, modesty, and
propriety, opposed to negligence, coarseness, and vulgarity. ...
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The 'education Question' in Trinidad
... on behalf of society and of the colony, in their own way; and to subordinate all
teaching to that of religion, which includes, with them, morality and decency. ...
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Letter xvi. Charity.
... Without the girdle, the flowing robes of Oriental dress would present
a sad appearance; hardly serving the purposes of decency. ...
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... rags, and all the squalor of gutter life; from a creeping existence in the noisome
pool of slum society is lifted up into some taste for decency and cleanliness ...
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The Preface.
... It is comparatively an easy Thing to behave with external Decency, to refrain from
bold Censures and outragious Complaints, or to speak in the outward Language ...
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Decency (1 Occurrence)
... or indecorum; modesty. 2. (n.) That which is proper or becoming.
Multi-Version Concordance Decency (1 Occurrence). 1 Timothy 2:9 ...
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Deceiving (18 Occurrences)

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Outrage (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation
of right or decency; excessive abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury. ...
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Outrageous (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) Exceeding the limits of right, reason, or decency;
shocking; atrocious. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OUTRAGE; OUTRAGEOUS. ...
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Indecency (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality or state of being indecent;
want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity. ...
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Enormity (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order,
right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity. Int. ...
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Desolation (131 Occurrences)
... When Daniel undertook to specify an abomination so surpassingly disgusting to the
sense of morality and decency, and so aggressive against everything that was ...
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Decent (2 Occurrences)

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Disorderly (8 Occurrences)
... disorderly assemblies. 4. (a.) Offensive to good morals and public decency;
notoriously offensive; as, a disorderly house. 5. (adv ...
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Profligate (3 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Broken down in principle, virtue, or decency; openly and shamelessly
immoral or vicious; dissolute; as, profligate man or wretch. ...
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Bible Concordance
Decency (1 Occurrence)

1 Timothy 2:9 In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;
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