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- Indecorous behavior, or the state of being indecorous
1823, Charles Lamb, “Letter 305”, in The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb (Vol. 6):
- I hope your eyes are better, but if you must spare them, there is nothing in my pages which a Lady may not read aloud without indecorum, which is more than can be said of Shakspeare.
1917, Douglas Fairbanks, Laugh and Live:
- This will be done decently and in good order--our training will admit of no indecorum.
1921, Lytton Strachey, Queen Victoria:
- Not only were its central personages the patterns of propriety, but no breath of scandal, no shadow of indecorum, might approach its utmost boundaries.