indecorum

noun
in·​de·​co·​rum | \ ˌin-di-ˈkȯr-əm How to pronounce indecorum (audio) \

Definition of indecorum

1 : something that is indecorous
2 : lack of decorum : impropriety

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Examples of indecorum in a Sentence

the thoughtless indecorum of wearing a floor-length white dress as a guest at a wedding

First Known Use of indecorum

1575, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for indecorum

Latin, neuter of indecorus

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The first known use of indecorum was in 1575

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“Indecorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indecorum. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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