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decorum meaning and definition

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Definition of decorum (noun)

  1. behavior in keeping with good taste and propriety
    • "She has a great sense of decorum, always behaving appropriately in social situations."
    • "Despite the disagreement, the debate was conducted with perfect decorum."
    • "It is essential to maintain decorum during formal events."
    • synonyms: decorousness
    • antonym: indecorousness
  2. etiquette
    • "He was well educated in the decorum of high society."
    • "She adhered to strict office decorum, never engaging in gossip or personal conversations during work hours."
    • "Understanding decorum in a foreign culture can be a challenging part of traveling abroad."
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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