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decorum

Synonyms:

noun
appropriate behavior, good manners
propriety, respectability, correctness, deportment, Habits, convention, politesse, Convenance, dignity, demeanor, protocol, formality, tact, courtliness, form, breeding, properness, conduct, civility, decency, seemliness, correctitude, order, good grace, usage, gravity, orderliness, etiquette, politeness, punctilio, gentility.
behavior
way of life, Tenues, Habits, what's done, tenue.
code of conduct
social procedures, code of behavior, standard procedure, diplomatic code, social code, social codes, social procedure.
courtesy
politeness, courtesy, hospitality, agreeableness, graciousness, thoughtfulness, considerateness, Mannerliness, respectfulness, civility, gracefulness, etiquette.
decorum
decorousness.
fashion
smartness, slickness, savoir-faire, dapperness, nattiness, vogue, stylishness, fanciness, ritziness, snappiness, convention, rakishness, fashion, decorousness, showiness, chicness, coordination.
fitness
patness, admissibility, auspiciousness, congruousness, expediency, seasonableness, Concurrency.
form
by the book, Convenance, done thing, by numbers.
gentility
good family, Optimacy, Gentlefolk, ruling class, upper crust, gentle birth, Gentlefolks, ruling classes, high birth.
good manners
social graces.
justice
fairness.
justness
justness.
order
law and order.
propriety
seemliness, fittingness, refinement, propriety, appropriateness, formality, manners, taste, correctness, suitability.
protocol
concordats, concordat.
punctiliousness
punctiliousness.
smoothness
suavity.
starch
starch.
taste
good taste, Aestheticism.
Examples of usage:
  1. The whole thing was very American in the perfect decorum and the utter absence of ceremony. – Spanish Prisoners of War From "Literature and Life" by William Dean Howells
  2. I know far too well what are Scotch manners and ideas of decorum to charge myself with the like. – Two Penniless Princesses by Charlotte M. Yonge
  3. There were a few women- just enough to add decorum to the crowd. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  4. After reading your morning paper about revolution in Dublin and revolt in Glasgow and reconstruction in London, as you walk down to your office past the Dutch decorum of Kensington Palace, the Scotch skimpiness of St. James's, or the generous Germanosities of Buckingham Palace, does it ever occur to you to wonder what goes on in a palace when there is a revolution? – The New Germany by George Young
  5. What decorum I have observed in selecting them, I leave to the learned to consider. – Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592 by Arthur Acheson

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