Examples of decorum in a sentence
He has no sense of decorum.
<high standards of decorum are usually required when attending the opera>
Origin and Etymology of decorum
Latin, from neuter of decorus
First Known Use: 1568
DECORUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decorum for English Language Learners
: correct or proper behavior that shows respect and good manners
DECORUM Defined for Kids
Definition of decorum for Students
: proper behavior <Grandpa insisted on decorum during the ceremony.>
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