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English noun: properness

1. properness (attribute) correct or appropriate behavior


Synonymscorrectitude, propriety


Broader (hypernym)behavior, behaviour, conduct, demeanor, demeanour, deportment


Narrower (hyponym)appropriateness, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, good form, grace, modesty, priggishness, primness, reserve, rightness, seemliness


Attributeimproper, proper


Antonymsimproperness, impropriety









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