Example sentences for: decorous

How can you use “decorous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Archaeologists, still unsure of what was involved, suggest that the gorgeously painted scenes of dancing satyrs, flagellation, and a woman kneeling before a sacred phallus indicate rites that the town preferred to keep at a decorous distance, in this splendid suburban villa, most likely the home of a priestess.

  • Prudie is not sure about a total blanket tent for both baby and breast, but an attempt at decorous draping would seem the thing to strive for.

  • Invoking decorous values like self-restraint, decency, respect, personal and parental responsibility, and compassion has become an American pastime.

  • The Meiji emperor presided over the emergence of Japan as a modern nation state, and his shrine is surely the most solemn, decorous place in Tokyo.

  • Saxton was, in fact, decorous and polite.


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