English to Danish Meaning :: decorous

Decorous :
sømmelig
sømmeligsømmeligtdecorousness
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Adjective(1) characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct(2) according with custom or propriety

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(1) After all, she'd essentially refused to look him in the eye earlier, deciding to be proper and decorous instead of curious.(2) Such a decorous manner of doing business is of course, oh so Edinburgh and oh so out of date.(3) My general feelings toward Hollywood have changed dramatically for the better after a decorous Academy Awards presentation last night.(4) Store policies reveal a concern with establishing an orderly social space in which workers and consumers engaged in decorous , purposeful transactions.(5) In Tokyo's hothouse atmosphere decorous behaviour brought from home is jettisoned.(6) As she was singing - in a very decorous , quiet manner, in keeping with the Puritan distrust of the secular arts - her mother opened their back door.(7) Agatha, Apted's next film, is a much more decorous and gentle crime film, a fictionalised version of the disappearance of mystery writer Agatha Christie in 1926.(8) The flag waving was decorous , the cheering polite and the umpire was never once insulted.(9) We're not just talking about a polite and decorous way to find a New Year's date in a matter of mere weeks.(10) If the result is a style that is overly mannered, decorous , cautious and middle-aged, then this is the price they pay for their infatuation.(11) Further in front, children receiving their First Communion displayed a mixture of decorous behaviour and occasional outbursts of cheerful chanting in praise of their hero.(12) Only after victory does he begin, clearly on the advice of his handlers, to adopt a more decorous manner.(13) ÔÇÿIt looks like a cowpat,ÔÇÖ said the decorous Englishman who ordered it, ÔÇÿbut it tastes good.ÔÇÖ(14) Consequently, women are expected to be decorous , modest, and discreet.(15) The young woman's acceptance of the cigarette, indoors and among her friends, was a statement of mild daring; during her wedding and the following celebrations, she was suitably decorous .(16) Those who are constantly ÔÇÿniceÔÇÖ, seemly and decorous , suppress their natural instincts.
(1) interior decorator ::
indretningsarkitekt
(2) painter and decorator ::
maler og dekoratør
Synonyms
Adjective
1. proper ::
passende
2. seemly ::
sømmelig
3. decent ::
anstændig
4. becoming ::
blive
5. befitting ::
befitting
6. tasteful ::
smagfuld
7. correct ::
korrekt
8. appropriate ::
passende
9. suitable ::
egnet
10. fitting ::
montering
11. tactful ::
taktfuld
12. polite ::
høflig
13. well-mannered ::
velopdragen
14. genteel ::
standsmæssig
15. respectable ::
respektabel
16. formal ::
formel
17. restrained ::
behersket
18. modest ::
beskedne
19. demure ::
ærbar
20. gentlemanly ::
gentleman
21. ladylike ::
dameagtig
22. unshowy ::
unshowy
23. unflashy ::
unflashy
Antonyms
1. improper ::
upassende
2. inappropriate ::
upassende
3. incorrect ::
ukorrekt
4. indecent ::
uanstændig
5. indecorous ::
usømmelig
6. indelicate ::
taktløs
7. unbecoming ::
uklædelig
8. unseemly ::
usømmeligt
Different Forms
decorous, decorously, decorousness
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