Example sentences for: decorous

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

  • Since people come in all manner of shapes and degrees of cleanliness, a decorous person would support even a fraudulent health code advisory.

  • In fact, most of the spoken lines attributed to Saxton were made up, the real hearing was dully decorous and, as far as I could tell from the videotapes, the audience was politely catatonic.

  • Saxton was, in fact, decorous and polite.

  • 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.


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