Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week.
If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.
Here’s this week’s WOW:
Part Of Speech: noun
Behaviour in keeping with good taste and propriety.
- etiquette: he had no idea of funeral decorum.
- (decorums) archaic particular requirements of good taste and propriety.
- archaic suitability to the requirements of a person, rank, or occasion.
Synonyms: Properness, seemliness, decency, decorousness, good taste, correctness, appropriateness,
Antonyms: Wrongdoing, misconduct, dishonesty, corruption, unscrupulousness, illegitimacy, unprofessionalism.
Word Origin: Latin. Mid 16th century (as a literary term, denoting suitability of style): from Latin, neuter of the adjective decorus ‘seemly’.
Use in sentence:
He had acted with the utmost decorum.
- Etiquette: He had no idea of funeral decorum.
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