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Another word for decorum

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Noun
  1. Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance

    See also:

    usual

  2. Socially correct behavior

    See also:

    usual

Another word for decorum

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