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1. decorous

adjective. ['ˈdɛkɝəs'] according with custom or propriety.

Synonyms

  • proper
  • comme il faut
  • seemly
  • comely
  • becoming

Antonyms

  • insufficient
  • unrespectable
  • immodest
  • improperness

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Words that Rhyme with Decorous

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  • cantankerous
  • carboniferous
  • carnivorous
  • coniferous
  • dangerous
  • fossiliferous
  • generous
  • glamorous
  • herbivorous
  • herbivorous
  • heterosporous
  • homosporous
  • humerous

Example sentences of the word decorous


1. Adjective
Over the years, the lampshade became more and more decorous.

Quotes containing the word decorous


1. She was the most wonderful woman for prowling about the house. How she got from one story to another was a mystery beyond solution. A lady so decorous in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
- Charles Dickens, Hard Times

2. decorous

adjective. ['ˈdɛkɝəs'] characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct.

Synonyms

  • proper
  • sedate
  • staid

Antonyms

  • improper
  • improperly
  • indecent
  • dirty
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