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.

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

  • Saxton was, in fact, decorous and polite.

  • 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.

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