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English adjective: decorous

1. decorous characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct

SamplesThe tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme.

Similarin good taste, sedate, staid

See alsoproper

Antonymsindecorous, indelicate

2. decorous according with custom or propriety

SamplesHer becoming modesty.
Comely behavior.
It is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money.
A decent burial.
Seemly behavior.

Synonymsbecoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, seemly



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