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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin decōrus (proper, decent).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

decorum (countable and uncountable, plural decorums)

  1. (uncountable) Appropriate social behavior; propriety
  2. (countable) A convention of social behavior

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Noun use of the neuter form of decōrus (becoming, fitting, proper).

NounEdit

decōrum n (genitive decōrī); second declension

  1. seemliness, propriety
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative decōrum decōra
Genitive decōrī decōrōrum
Dative decōrō decōrīs
Accusative decōrum decōra
Ablative decōrō decōrīs
Vocative decōrum decōra
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

decōrum

  1. nominative neuter singular of decōrus
  2. accusative masculine singular of decōrus
  3. accusative neuter singular of decōrus
  4. vocative neuter singular of decōrus

NounEdit

decōrum

  1. genitive plural of decor