What does the word decorous mean?

Usage examples for decorous

  1. He knew, when the moment was past that his parents had perceived that Susannah needed more decorous training. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. Only, Mr. Mudge doubtfully wondered, after the husband had entered, and when the great scene took place, would the decorous accent of the comedy be maintained? – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. Provided only they are decent, decorous, and neat, it is enough. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
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