Decorous and Proper

Decorous

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Decorous adjective – Following the established traditions of refined society and good taste.
Usage example: we were asked to be on our most decorous behavior at the formal event

Proper is a synonym for decorous in appropriate topic. In some cases you can use "Proper" instead an adjective "Decorous", when it comes to topics like courtesy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: decorum, decorously, decor
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Proper

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Proper adjective – Following the established traditions of refined society and good taste.
Usage example: the formal ball called for proper attire—tuxedos and full-length gowns only

Decorous is a synonym for proper in courtesy topic. You can use "Decorous" instead an adjective "Proper", if it concerns topics such as polite, seemly, mannerly, respectable. popular alternative
Nearby Words: property, properly
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