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synonyms for decorum

  • civility
  • correctness
  • decency
  • demeanor
  • dignity
  • gentility
  • orderliness
  • politeness
  • propriety
  • respectability
  • breeding
  • conduct
  • convention
  • correctitude
  • courtliness
  • deportment
  • etiquette
  • form
  • formality
  • gravity
  • habits
  • order
  • politesse
  • properness
  • protocol
  • punctilio
  • seemliness
  • tact
  • usage
  • convenance
  • good grace

antonyms for decorum

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  • immorality
  • impropriety
  • rudeness
  • unsuitableness
  • wrong
  • bad manners
  • disorganization
  • impoliteness
  • indecency
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How to use decorum in a sentence

The request by Ramirez, 37, is the latest conflict over when a death-row inmate’s spiritual requests conflict with the security and decorum prison officials say is needed during an execution.
SUPREME COURT GRANTS REPRIEVE TO INMATE WHO WANTS PASTOR BY SIDE AT EXECUTIONROBERT BARNESSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Loudoun County School Board abruptly ended its meeting Tuesday as chaos erupted after parents who were against the school district’s implementation of Policy 8040 failed to observe rules regarding disruptions and decorum.
CHAOS ERUPTS AT LOUDOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OVER TRANS STUDENTS RIGHTS PROPOSALPRINCE CHINGARANDEJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
While most agreed that a level of decorum wouldn’t hurt, the vibe was also that we should be able to express ourselves freely.
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This season has been a drag for the Mavericks, and it has taken a toll on Doncic’s mood, body language and decorum with the referees.
HOW LUKA DONCIC’S MAVERICKS LOST THEIR JOYFUL SWAGGER AND HOW THEY CAN GET IT BACKBEN GOLLIVERFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s a kind of quasi-trouble that tests patience and decorum without doing any real damage, and music remains an excellent way to make some.
RICO NASTY WILL SHOW YOU WHAT MISCHIEF SOUNDS LIKECHRIS RICHARDSDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
His present repose and decorum contrasted strangely with the fanciful display at his first introduction.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Different parties of dogs were introduced to each other with an appearance of the greatest decorum.
MINNIE'S PET DOGMADELINE LESLIE
By the laws of decorum, for instance, old men should be querulous and young boys given to sudden anger.
RHETORIC AND POETRY IN THE RENAISSANCEDONALD LEMEN CLARK
But he could not transfer to his pictures a decorum and a common sense that had no place in his mind.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Had he pleaded ill-health, he might have done so with decorum.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. II (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
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