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proprieties

noun
plural of propriety

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personal conduct or behavior as evaluated by an accepted standard of appropriateness for a social or professional setting
  • an etiquette columnist who insists that traditional proprieties are necessary in order to maintain a civil society

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“Proprieties.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proprieties. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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