decorum
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈkɔːɹəm/
Noun

decorum

  1. (uncountable) Appropriate social behavior; propriety
    • 2010 — Pseudonymous Bosch, This Isn't What It Looks Like, ch. 4
      It was sort of a finishing school. You know, to teach proper social decorum and so on and so forth.
  2. (countable) A convention of social behavior
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