decorum


decorum
I noun act demanded by social custom, amenability, amenableness, amenities, appropriate behavior, appropriateness, best behavior, best of taste, bienseance, civility, civilized behavior, code of what is fitting, conduct, conformity, consideration, convenance, convention, conventionality, conventions, conventions of society, correctness, courtesy, cultivated taste, custom, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum, delicacy, demeanor, dictates of society, dignity, discrimination, etiquette, fastidiousness, fittingness, form, formalities, formality, gentility, gentlemanliness, good form, good manners, good taste, goodness, grace, mannerliness, manners, modesty, mores, natural courtesy, nice appreciation, nicety, orderliness, point of etiquette, poise, polish, polished manners, politeness, prescribed code of conduct, proper thing to do, properness, propriety, protocol, punctilio, punctiliousness, refined manners, refined taste, refinement, requirement of polite society, respect, respectability, respectful deportment, right note, right thing to do, rules of conduct, sedateness, seemliness, social code, social conduct, social graces, social procedures, social usage, standard, suitability, suitableness, tact, tastefulness, that which is proper II index behavior, conduct III index decorum IV index deportment, formality, manner (behavior), presence (poise), propriety (correctness), protocol (etiquette)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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