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synonyms for properness

  • appropriateness
  • ceremoniousness
  • civility
  • comeliness
  • conventionality
  • correctness
  • courtesy
  • decorousness
  • decorum
  • dignity
  • etiquette
  • fitness
  • fittingness
  • formality
  • honesty
  • modesty
  • propriety
  • respectability
  • righteousness
  • seemliness
  • virtue
  • decentness
  • good form
  • good manners
  • respectableness
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antonyms for properness

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  • bad manners
  • discourtesy
  • immorality
  • impoliteness
  • impropriety
  • inappropriateness
  • rudeness
  • unsuitability
  • unsuitableness
  • wrong
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How to use properness in a sentence

His properness qualifies him, and of that a good leg; for his head he has little use but to keep it bare.
MICROCOSMOGRAPHYJOHN EARLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPERNESS

  • bon ton
  • civility
  • correctitude
  • decency
  • decorousness
  • decorum
  • fitness
  • good breeding
  • order
  • orderliness
  • properness
  • rightness
  • seemliness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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