Part of speech:
Proper and fitting
Conventional is defined as someone or something widely accepted, or something related to a convention.
Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
The definition of acceptable is something that is good enough to satisfy a need.
Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
Appropriate to such a woman or girl, as in being restrained or delicate:
Strictly conforming to certain rites and traditions of Judaism as formulated by the Torah and Talmud
Of moderately good quality:
Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
Based on fact or sound reason; well-founded:
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
Commonly encountered, experienced, or observed:
Strictly distinguished from others; very:
Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
Of, relating to, or receiving special hospital services and privileges:
Belonging, relating, or peculiar to oneself or itself
Particular; unique; special
Of or relating to an individual, especially a single human:
The definition of able is to have the skills or strength to do a task.
Generally approved, believed, or recognized.
The definition of apposite is something that is appropriate or suits a purpose.
Acquainted with the facts; well-informed
Pure or simple in design or style; austere.
Pleasing and wholesome in appearance; attractive.
(Geology) Of, relating to, or being rock or sediment strata that were deposited either adjacent to each other or in vertical sequence without interruption by a disruptive or altering process such as erosion or folding.
Adding to one's comfort; easy to do, use, or get to; causing little trouble or work; handy
Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
Characterized by or exhibiting decorum; proper:
Characterized by or suggestive of reserve or modesty:
Owed or owing as a debt, right, etc.; payable
Individual codes of ethics are commonly seen as those unwritten rules of behavior instilled in an individual by their upbringing and environment. Examples of societal ethical codes can include such things as:
Of superior quality.
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
(Judaism) Clean or fit to eat according to the dietary laws: Lev. 11
In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
Reasonable; logically correct
Conforming to standards of what is right or just in behavior; virtuous:
Suited or right for a particular purpose:
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
Exact; accurate; precise; rigorously nice.
Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
The forms, manners, and ceremonies established by convention as acceptable or required in social relations, in a profession, or in official life
(Computing) A set of formal rules describing how to transmit or exchange data, especially across a network. [from 20th c.]
The definition of behoove means to be necessary or appropriate for.
Not in keeping with conventional mores; indecorous:
The definition of inappropriate is someone or something that is not within the bounds of what is considered appropriate or socially acceptable.
Not conventional; not conforming to customary, formal, or accepted practices, standards, rules, etc.
The definition of substandard is something that does not meet a basic, established level.
Being usually the case; true or applicable in most instances but not all:
Lacking tact or taste; blunt or offensive:
Having no special designation, status, or rank:
Useful for effecting a desired result; suited to the circumstances or the occasion; advantageous; convenient
Merited or earned:
Proper or fitting
Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
The definition of nice is someone who is pleasant or agreeable or something that is in good condition and that is pleasing.
Having principles, as of conduct
The definition of virtuous is someone or something who is moral.
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
(Informal) Dull or stodgy; not interesting or stimulating
Showing, variously, the middle-class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England
Suited to one's end or purpose
Free of charge:
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
The definition of polite is someone or something that exhibits consideration for others and socially acceptable behavior.
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