Decorous

Definition of Decorous

Dec´or`ous   Pronunciation: dĕk´ôr`ŭs or dė`kō´rŭs; 277
a.1.Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and occasion; marked with decorum; becoming; proper; seemly; befitting; as, a decorous speech; decorous behavior; a decorous dress for a judge.
A decorous pretext the war.
- Motley.

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Christian, accepted, according to Hoyle, acknowledged, admitted, appropriate, approved, au fait, becoming, befitting, being done, ceremonial, ceremonious, civil, civilized, comely, comme il faut, condign, conformable, conforming, conventional, correct, customary, de rigueur, decent, delicate, demure, dignified, done, due, earnest, elegant, felicitous, fit, fitting, formal, frowning, genteel, gentlemanly, good, grave, grim, grim-faced, grim-visaged, happy, hieratic, kosher, ladylike, liturgic, long-faced, mannerly, meet, modest, nice, normal, normative, orthodox, polished, polite, pompous, prim, proper, punctilious, received, recognized, refined, respectable, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, rigid, ritual, ritualistic, sacerdotal, seasonable, sedate, seemly, serious, sober, sober-minded, sobersided, solemn, somber, staid, stately, stiff, stone-faced, straight-faced, stuffy, suitable, thoughtful, traditional, unsmiling, urbane, weighty, well-behaved, well-mannered
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