Meaning of decorum

de•co•rum

Pronunciation: (di-kôr'um, -kōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc.
  2. the quality or state of being decorous; orderliness; regularity.
  3. Usually,an observance or requirement of polite society.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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