What does the word decency mean?

Usage examples for decency

  1. Relics of old decency. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. The fact that he is not a mere bully appears in the appeal to common decency which Chesterton would be incapable of omitting from an article. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  3. He was a man incapable of regular hours, incapable of treating his body with decency. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett