Decorum synonyms

dĭ-kôr'əm
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Socially correct usages or behaviors.
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Courteous behavior; politeness.
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The respect and honor associated with an important position.
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(Uncountable) The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior.
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Surroundings or services deemed necessary for an acceptable standard of living.
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A manner of personal conduct; behavior.
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The quality of being genteel; now, specif., excessive or affected refinement and elegance
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(Computing) A set of formal rules describing how to transmit or exchange data, especially across a network. [from 20th c.]
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(Chiefly UK) Behavior that is both morally and socially correct; proper manner, decorum or etiquette.
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In criminal sentencing law, the conduct by a prisoner that may justify a reduction in his or her sentence.
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The quality or state of being respectable
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Sensitive mental touch; peculiar skill or faculty; nice perception or discernment; ready power of appreciating and doing what is required by circumstances.
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The treatment of other people in an impolite or discourteous way, or incorrect behaviour in public.
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The state of being impolite; incivility; rudeness.
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The property of being rude.
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appropriate behavior, good manners
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Of speech, the state of being crude and offensive, typically in a sexual manner.
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The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.
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The state or quality of being decent.
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The state or quality of being decorous.
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(Mathematics) The state or condition of being proper (of a proper fraction, proper subset, etc.).
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
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Moral attitudes.
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Socially correct behavior; manners.
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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Indecorous behavior, or the state of being indecorous
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The manner in which a physical system, such as a gas, subatomic particle, or ecosystem, acts or functions, especially under specified conditions.
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An established form, rule, or custom, especially one followed merely for the sake of procedure or decorum.
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Synonym Study

  • Etiquette refers to the forms established by convention or social arbiters for behavior in polite society
  • Dignity implies conduct in keeping with one's position or one's self-respect
  • Propriety suggests conformity with conventional standards of proper or correct behavior, manners, etc. his offensive language oversteps the bounds of propriety
  • Decency implies observance of the requirements of modesty, good taste, etc. have the decency to thank her
  • Decorum implies politeness, formality, or even stiffness in rules of conduct or behavior established as suitable to the circumstances levity not in keeping with decorum
Find another word for decorum. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decorum, like: propriety, civility, dignity, seemliness, correctness, decency, deportment, gentility, protocol, good form and good behavior.