HyperDic: indecorous

English > 2 senses of the word indecorous:
ADJECTIVEallindecorous, indelicatelacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct
allindecorous, indecent, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untowardnot in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
English > indecorous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct.
Example"indecorous behavior"
Synonymindelicate
See alsoimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
indecentOffensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
OppositedecorousCharacterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
Spanishdelicado, indecoroso
Nounsindecorousnessa lack of decorum
Adverbsindecorouslywithout decorousness
English > indecorous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society.
Example "indecorous behavior"
Synonymsindecent, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward
Broaderimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
Spanishindecente, indecoroso
Catalanindecent, indecorós
Nounsindecorousnessa lack of decorum

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