Definition of decorousness in English:



  • See decorous

    • ‘For all the decorousness of her music and songs, it's her voice that conveys the deepest sense of wonder and truly sells these songs.’
    • ‘It appears as if it is the mark of nobility, decorousness and civicness for a people, society or nation to make laws by which to govern themselves.’
    • ‘He took it with him into the streets, galleries, beaches and bars he frequented, shedding the uptight decorousness that verse in the 1950s and '60s was expected to have.’
    • ‘Stolid brick houses with bay windows and big gardens exude an air of decorousness and prosperity.’
    • ‘The kids sat down, and within a moment all were in a state resembling decorousness.’