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Definition 1: characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where decorous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme

(decorous is similar to ...) satisfying generally accepted social or esthetic standards

(decorous is similar to ...) characterized by dignity and propriety

(means also ...) marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

"proper medical treatment" "proper manners"

Definition 2: according with custom or propriety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where decorous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her becoming modesty
  • comely behavior
  • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
  • seemly behavior

Synonyms for decorous in the sense of this definition

(decorous is similar to ...) marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

"proper medical treatment" "proper manners"

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