Example sentences for: decorum

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

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

  • His case against feminist Holocaust studies can be reduced to three main objections: 1) Alter's argument, made with less subtlety; 2) a somewhat crankish concern that the "object of such exercises" as feminist Holocaust scholarship is "to sever Jewish women, in their own minds, from their families as well as from the larger Jewish community"; and 3) the sense that such treatment violates taste, decorum, and "human decency."

  • While Coz preaches decorum, the Globe has added more sensationalism, more gore, more nasty gossip.

  • But it is the breakdown of decorum, the rejection of a social value that everyone knows is necessary, yet proscribed, that the relajo subverts.

  • The one with the ultimate decorum.

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