Thesaurus / decorum
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
While most agreed that a level of decorum wouldn’t hurt, the vibe was also that we should be able to express ourselves freely.
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
Duty and decorum are things too icy for the "ardour of her soul."
The mistake is made of confusing breaches of conventional decorum with essential depravity.
WORDS RELATED TO DECORUM
- fair shake
- give and take
- good faith
- square deal
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