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Definition of Decorum

Decorum

  1. Propriety of manner or conduct; grace arising from suitableness of speech and behavior to one's own character, or to the place and occasion; decency of conduct; seemliness; that which is seemly or suitable.

Decorum Quotations

Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Thomas Carlyle

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
Walter Scott

Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality.
Mason Cooley

When decorum is repression, the only dignity free men have is to speak out.
Abbie Hoffman

I have no limits, no filter, no class, no poise. No decorum. Just fun.
Kathy Griffin
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Decorum Translations

decorum in German is Anstand {m}
decorum in Spanish is decoro

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