Definition of Decorously

1. Adverb. In a proper and decorous manner. "He pretended to be pleased and applauded decorously"

Partainyms: Decorous
Antonyms: Indecorously



Definition of Decorously

1. Adverb. In a decorous manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decorously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decorously

decorates
decorating
decoration
decorations
decorative
decoratively
decorativeness
decoratives
decorator
decorators
decore
decorement
decorements
decorin
decorous
decorously (current term)
decorousness
decorousnesses
decorrelate
decorrelated
decorrelates
decorrelating
decorrelation
decorrelations
decorrellation
decors
decorticate
decorticate reflex
decorticate rigidity
decorticate state

Literary usage of Decorously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lives of the Queens of England: from the Norman conquest by Agnes Strickland (1848)
"... of the times so little, that they pleaded their causes clad in suits of armour, which were, however, decorously hidden by the flowing forensic robes. ..."

2. History of Dakota Territory by George Washington Kingsbury (1915)
"At Crow Creek the Indians seemed to have sufficient comprehension of the meaning of the occasion that after decorously attending the formal ceremonies, ..."

3. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"How I wish you could catch a glimpse of my dear father upon these occasions ! and see the conscious smiles, which, however decorously suppressed by pursing ..."

4. The Friendly Craft: A Collection of American Letters edited by Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (1908)
"An itinerant courtship decorously pursued *^> -<2y (From Eliza Southgate) SALEM, September 9, 1802 MY DEAREST MOTHER: Once more I am safe in Salem and my ..."

5. Posthumous Memoirs of Karoline Bauer: From the German by Karoline Bauer (1884)
"Paris, which had for so many years borne patiently and decorously with old toothless Frederic Lemaitre, and with the corpulent Georges, and fed, ..."

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