Usage examples for decorum

  1. In consequence of his great skill and reputation, he was employed to teach her music; and she it appears was too sensible, at least for the decorum of our present manners, of his worth. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. The council began with all the old- time forms, with gravity and decorum. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  3. Like the servants' hall, it was a large apartment, and, like it, was bewildering in its colour and movement, to eyes accustomed to the grey decorum of Mrs. Handsomebody's establishment. – Explorers of the Dawn by Mazo de la Roche