Example sentences for: decorum

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

  • But as soon as the miniskirt became part of the adult erotic arsenal, little girls' dresses sank below the knee, right where they had been in mid-Victorian times and where they still are, guarding traditional female decorum as their elders' skirts no longer do.

  • Rather, there's a soft-focus decorum, and a powerful nostalgia for a simpler, "good" war.

  • And you are indeed correct that admonishing someone else's child is also a comment on the parenting, but inappropriate outbursts by any youngster inspire most sensitive people to try to interject a little decorum.

  • Twice a week in the Style section she archly instructed up-and-coming baby boomers on appropriate personal, social, and professional decorum.

  • "There ought to be in our public life a certain decorum, a certain dignity.

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