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Latin decōrum from decōrus becoming, handsome decorous
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin decōrus (“proper, decent”).
There was decorum in the countenance he wore.
Perhaps you could respond to Andy's points and restore a little decorum here.
She accepted his report, not without obvious sadness but with business-like decorum and no sign of tears.
We trust he will show the proper decorum for the occasion.
He was a regular observer of religious rites, took great pains to secure decorum in the services of the church, and was generous in almsgiving both within his empire and without.
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