Decorum in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Decorum

conduct that is appropriate and illustrates a person is well-mannered

Examples of Decorum in a sentence

Not understanding decorum at a formal dinner, Jake ate his salad with his dinner fork. 🔊

Although Kelly was upset she did not win the contest, she maintained decorum and congratulated the winner. 🔊

Matt knew his blind date lacked decorum when she questioned him about his salary. 🔊

As a boy, the butler attended an etiquette school so he would know the decorum used by society’s upper class. 🔊

John’s lewd behavior showed he was unfamiliar with decorum. 🔊

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