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1. propriety

noun. ['prəˈpraɪəti'] correct or appropriate behavior.

Synonyms

  • proper
  • good form
  • reserve
  • decorum
  • behavior
  • appropriateness
  • demeanor
  • conduct
  • decency
  • priggishness
  • improper
  • primness
  • demeanour
  • correctitude
  • grace
  • modesty
  • behaviour
  • deportment
  • seemliness
  • decorousness
  • properness
  • correctness

Antonyms

  • proper
  • improperness
  • indecorousness
  • improper
  • indecorum
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety
  • inappropriateness
  • incorrectness

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Rhymes with Propriety

  • sobriety
  • notoriety
  • society
  • anxiety
  • variety
  • piety

How do you pronounce propriety?

Pronounce propriety as prəˈpraɪəti.

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Sentences with propriety


1. Noun, singular or mass
Confucianism grew from old Chinese beliefs, one of which placed a high value on propriety.

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