Indeed, it shows her decency and loyalty to colleagues that she did not publicly blame her junior for the error.
Obscenity had previously been understood in terms of prevailing standards of decency .
She has no hang-ups about working on the margins of decency , however.
She was with a man who seemed as oblivious to public decency as she was, kissing and fondling her as they walked.
It seems to be the trend to rebel against all forms of tidiness, etiquette and decency .
It is all about keeping up standards of decency , having respect for women and setting a good example to children.
Police are now investigating an alleged offence of outraging public decency .
Even if she did already have a boyfriend, she could've at least had the decency to tell him.
But he has steadfastly refused to lower his high standards of morality and decency .
The press is overstepping in every direction the obvious bounds of propriety and of decency .