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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Accepted standards of conduct; proper behavior.

Usage examples (38)
  • When visiting the queen, one must act with decorum and conform to a strict code of socially correct behavior.
  • Is not the cant sometimes on the side of those who are so anxious for what they call decorum?
  • (world, from an attention to what it calls decorum; and the preferable nature of truth and sincerity) Tj
  • The moment when decorum is abandoned and you just sweat. for more
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