HyperDic: propriety

English > 1 sense of the word propriety:
NOUNattributepropriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
propriety > pronunciation
Soundsprahpray'ahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > propriety: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningcorrect or appropriate behavior.
Synonymsproperness, correctitude
Attributesimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
propermarked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness
Narrowerappropriateness, rightnessAppropriate conduct
correctnessThe quality of conformity to social expectations
decencyThe quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
decorum, decorousnesspropriety in manners and conduct
good formbehavior that conforms to social conventions of the time
modesty, reserveformality and propriety of manner
priggishness, primnessexaggerated and arrogant properness
seemliness, graceA sense of propriety and consideration for others
Broaderdemeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
Oppositeimpropriety, impropernessAn improper demeanor
Spanishaptitud, corrección, decoro, probidad, procedencia, propiedad, seriedad
Catalancorrecció, procedència, propietat, serietat

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