Becoming and Decorous


Becoming adjective - Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: that's a particularly becoming dress for the dance

Decorous is a synonym for becoming in appropriate topic. In some cases you can use "Decorous" instead an adjective "Becoming", when it comes to topics like courtesy, suitable. popular alternative

Nearby Words: become, becomingly


Decorous adjective - According with custom or propriety.

Becoming is a synonym for decorous in appropriate topic. You can use "Becoming" instead an adjective "Decorous", if it concerns topics such as proper, courtesy. popular alternative

Nearby Words: decorum, decorously, decor
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