Decorous in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Decorous

proper in behavior

Examples of Decorous in a sentence

Following a decorous dress code that respects the sensitivity and modesty of others is required at the school.  🔊

When Bill walked away from a fight in church, he behaved in a decorous manner.  🔊

After Amy had several drinks, she abandoned her decorous behavior and became extremely offensive.  🔊

The soldier was reprimanded by his commanding officer for behaving in a way that was not decorous.  🔊

If the students do not act decorous at the dance, they will be asked to leave.  🔊

The parents asked their children to be on their most decorous behavior at the formal dinner.  🔊

She greeted the doorman with a decorous nod.  🔊

Restrain yourself and maintain a decorous and proper attitude during the reading of the verdict.  🔊

He then proceeded to eat his steak using a fork and a knife in a decorous manner.  🔊

By the decorous standards of the debate competition, no fighting words will be allowed.  🔊

Even with hostile customers, the employee was respectful, friendly and decorous.  🔊

Brad was always considered a polite and decorous neighbor until one evening he was heard yelling obscenities at his wife.  🔊

In the usually decorous Senate, tempers flared when the board of directors weighed a vote on the controversial attorney general nominee.  🔊

For human decency's sake, don't show off because you're meant to be completely decorous and well-behaved!  🔊

Although William attempts to adopt a decorous tone, he lets a certain harshness slip into his otherwise careful statement.  🔊

The director of the finishing school is a decorous woman known for her perfect social skills.  🔊

Pruning back the profanity is a surprisingly decorous gesture from a person known for his endless use of curse words.  🔊

She wore her favorite skirt with a decorous length just above her knee.  🔊

It's never decorous to speak without raising your hand in class.  🔊

Wearing a swimsuit with multiple wardrobe malfunctions to your grandfather's funeral is anything but decorous.  🔊

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