decorum

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See also: décorum

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin decōrus (proper, decent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

decorum (countable and uncountable, plural decorums)

  1. (uncountable) Appropriate social behavior; propriety
  2. (countable) A convention of social behavior

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun use of the neuter form of decōrus (becoming, fitting, proper).

Noun[edit]

decōrum n (genitive decōrī); second declension

  1. seemliness, propriety
Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative decōrum decōra
Genitive decōrī decōrōrum
Dative decōrō decōrīs
Accusative decōrum decōra
Ablative decōrō decōrīs
Vocative decōrum decōra
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

decōrum

  1. nominative neuter singular of decōrus
  2. accusative masculine singular of decōrus
  3. accusative neuter singular of decōrus
  4. vocative neuter singular of decōrus

Noun[edit]

decōrum

  1. genitive plural of decor