English to Samoan Meaning :: decency

Decency :
āmiolelei
- āmioleleidecenciesindecenciesindecency
 

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Noun(1) the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality(2) the quality of being polite and respectable

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(1) Police have the power to take action against offenders for outraging public decency or indecent exposure.(2) The participation of girls and young women in gymnastic exhibitions was judged as contrary to public decency .(3) Obscenity had previously been understood in terms of prevailing standards of decency .(4) Mic had the decency to blush, at least, though it didn't make me feel any less annoyed.(5) she had the decency to come and confess(6) We are committed to creating a culture of respect and decency within prisons both for staff and prisoners.(7) It is a vision of horror that, while it might offend our sense of taste and decency , can ultimately only evoke our compassion.(8) She was with a man who seemed as oblivious to public decency as she was, kissing and fondling her as they walked.(9) She had the decency to cover herself with a brightly coloured, beaded shawl but it hardly helped.(10) It seems to be the trend to rebel against all forms of tidiness, etiquette and decency .(11) The press is overstepping in every direction the obvious bounds of propriety and of decency .(12) The case for equal treatment is not about political correctness, but about human decency .(13) At least they have had the decency to come clean, and I respect that.(14) Up to now, the Post Office has not even had the decency to reply to me directly.(15) Last year he promised to instil respect and decency in Scottish society.(16) She has no hang-ups about working on the margins of decency , however.
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(1) decency ::
āmiolelei
Synonyms
Noun
1. propriety ::
tulaga tatau
2. decorum ::
decorum
3. good taste ::
tofo lelei
5. dignity ::
mamalu
7. good form ::
faiga lelei
8. etiquette ::
vāfealoaʻi
9. morality ::
aʻoaʻoga
10. virtue ::
uiga lelei
11. modesty ::
tauagafau
12. delicacy ::
anagata
Antonyms
1. impropriety ::
le talafeagai
2. indecorum ::
indecorum
Different Forms
decencies, decency, indecencies, indecency
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The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You should have the decency
to stand when you speak to a lady.

You should have the DECENCY to stand when you speak to a lady.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7


You don\'t even have the decency to deny it.

You don't even have the DECENCY to deny it.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2


As soon as decency permits.

As soon as DECENCY permits.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 5


decency, concern,

DECENCY, concern,

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7


Sergio, if you had to choose between\\Nyour decency and your oxygen,\0

Sergio, if you had to choose between
your DECENCY and your oxygen,

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 4


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