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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

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

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

The middle of 'America's Women' is about the Civil War, and how women, black and white, confronted slavery and abolition. As in every other period of crisis, the rules of sexual decorum were suspended due to emergency.
Gail Collins

Necessity dispenseth with decorum.
Thomas Carlyle

A film has to maintain a certain decorum in order to be broadcast to a vast audience.
Chuck Palahniuk
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Decorum Translations

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