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decorous

adjective

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1 following the established traditions of refined society and good taste
  • we were asked to be on our most decorous behavior at the formal event

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2 marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
  • the oppressively decorous standards of a royal court

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“Decorous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decorous. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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