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Definition 1: correct or appropriate behavior - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for propriety in the sense of this definition

(propriety is a kind of ...) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

(... is a kind of propriety ) the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality

(... is a kind of propriety ) a sense of propriety and consideration for others

"a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"

(... is a kind of propriety ) formality and propriety of manner

(... is a kind of propriety ) exaggerated and arrogant properness

(... is a kind of propriety ) behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time

"it is not good form to brag about winning"

(... is a kind of propriety ) the quality of conformity to social expectations

(... is a kind of propriety ) appropriate conduct; doing the right thing

(... is a kind of propriety ) propriety in manners and conduct

(... are attributes of propriety) marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

"proper medical treatment" "proper manners"

(... are attributes of propriety) not suitable or right or appropriate

"slightly improper to dine alone with a married man" "improper medication" "improper attire for the golf course"

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