Definitions of decorum

  1. propriety in manners and conduct Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Propriety and becomingness of words, dress, and conduct; suitableness, as for occasion; seemliness; dignity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Propriety of conduct; decency. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Propriety of speech or behaviour; seemliness; decency. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Propriety of speech or behaviour; decency. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for decorum

  1. The old feeling of decorum was lost, the egotism of the unbridled was harsh and wounding; the proper, but often narrow- minded pride of citizen and nobleman was broken, and the simple patriarchal relation between prince and subject was lost during thirty years of calamity and distrust. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  2. He had, no doubt, reprimanded them for some breach of decorum for they, slipping gently aside, held their hands up to their foreheads. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard