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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sense of propriety and consideration for others.

Usage examples (33)
  • Yet, while on a level with males as to the offer of, and standing in grace (Ga 3: 28), their subjection in point of order, modesty, and seemliness, is to be maintained.
  • My men were near and I had to keep some seemliness.
  • CARLSON: There's a deeper seemliness question, but we can get to that later.
  • "I was thinking of seemliness, not of danger," William Pressley replied coldly. for more
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