Propriety synonyms

prə-prī'ĭ-tē
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Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
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Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility
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The quality of being suitable.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being advisable or prudent; advisableness.
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The act of granting
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Suitability
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(Countable) An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
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(Chiefly music) harmony; agreement; lack of discordance
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(Uncountable) The property of being seemly, appropriateness of conduct or behavior.
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The quality or condition of being appropriate
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Agreement; harmony
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The quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities.
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Suitability
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The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect.
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A treaty establishing peaceful relations.
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A relationship characterized by a lack of conflict or by agreement, as of opinion or interest:
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Expediency.
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Personal comfort or advantage:
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(Countable) Something pleasant.
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The condition of being welcome
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The appropriateness of an element of an artistic or literary work, such as style or tone, to its particular circumstance or to the composition as a whole.
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The treatment of other people with courtesy and politeness, and showing correct public behaviour.
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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 state of being inconsistent
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Lack of harmony or agreement
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(Countable) The result of being inappropriate.
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The condition of being fit, suitable or appropriate.
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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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Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
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Clearly related to a matter at hand.
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Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture:
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(Cartography) a unit pertaining to the infrastructure of a community, such as a public toilet, a postbox, a library etc.
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(Grammar) A word or phrase syntactically subordinate to another word or phrase that it modifies; for example, my sister's and brown in my sister's brown dog.
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A sequence of biochemical molecular units that combine in certain specific ways, as in the genetic code
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Skillful guidance or management; generalship.
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The quality, fact, or condition of being conventional
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Appropriate manners and behavior; propriety.
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Polite behavior.
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The agency or procedure for collecting such taxes, or the place where they are collected.
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Things needed for a proper or comfortable standard of living
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The rules for such forms, manners, and ceremonies
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Mercy; clemency.
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Plural form of manner
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The quality of being pertinent or appropriate; relevance
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The quality of being pertinent to the matter at hand; relevance.
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The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
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(Law, Scotland) sufficiency to infer the conclusion
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Harshness or strictness in conduct, judgment, or practice.
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A statute or regulation governing the court process:
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The property of being scrupulous.
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The quality of being urbane
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The treatment of other people in an impolite or discourteous way, or incorrect behaviour in public.
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An improper or unacceptable use of a word or phrase (Ex.: “borrow” for “lend”)
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Bad behavior.
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The definition of misbehavior are the actions of someone who is behaving wrong.
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Indecorous conduct, speech, etc.
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The state or quality of being unsuited or inappropriate.
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An unjust, injurious, or immoral act:
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An immoral act or practice; vice
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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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The quality or state of being respectable
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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The definition of an ethic is a rule of moral behavior.
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The state, quality, or manner of being ethical.
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(Rare) The state or quality of being ethical.
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(Uncountable) Recognition of the distinction between good and evil or between right and wrong; respect for and obedience to the rules of right conduct; the mental disposition or characteristic of behaving in a manner intended to produce morally good results.
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The act or conduct of one who is righteous.
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The state or quality of being rightful.
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Agreement with truth or fact; correctness
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Socially correct behavior.
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(Chiefly UK) Behavior that is both morally and socially correct; proper manner, decorum or etiquette.
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A way or method in which something is done or happens; mode or fashion of procedure
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The accepted traditional customs and usages of a particular social group.
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Socially correct behavior; manners.
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A courteous act or courteous acts that contribute to smoothness and ease in dealings and social relationships.
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Politeness, esp. in a merely formal way
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The definition of a pleasantry is a polite social remark made as part of general conversation, or a little joke.
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Politeness is defined as behaving in a socially acceptable way with proper manners and etiquette.
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Conformity to recognized standards, as of conduct or appearance
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A legal or moral entitlement.
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(Telecommunications) the capability of two or more items or components of equipment or material to exist or function in the same system or environment without mutual interference.
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