Decorous
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and occasion; marked with decorum; becoming; proper; seemly; befitting; as, a decorous speech; decorous behavior; a decorous dress for a judge.
Greek
2158. euschemon -- comely
... Adjective Transliteration: euschemon Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-skhay'-mone) Short
Definition: comely, honorable Definition: (a) comely, seemly, decorous, (b) of ...
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2887. kosmios -- orderly
... of good behavior, modest. From kosmos (in its primary sense); orderly, ie Decorous --
of good behaviour, modest. see GREEK kosmos. (kosmion) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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Against Excessive Fondness for Jewels and Gold Ornaments.
... How much wiser to spend money on human being, [1557] than on jewels and gold! How
much more useful to acquire decorous friends, than lifeless ornaments! ...
/.../the instructor paedagogus/chapter xiiiagainst excessive fondness for.htm

Human Nature Possesses an Adaptation for Perfection; the Gnostic ...
... For abundance in the actions that are according to virtue, is the true riches,
and destitution in decorous [3367] desires is poverty. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter xii human nature possesses an.htm

Introductory Remarks on the Importance of Orthodoxy
... The armies with their cruel security, the kings with their cold faces, the decorous
processes of State, the reasonable processes of law " all these like ...
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Miscellaneous Phrases
... A dangerous varnish of refinement. A dead theological dogma. A decorous and
well-intentioned person. A deep and most impressive solemnity. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section xi miscellaneous phrases.htm

How to Conduct Ourselves at Feasts.
... and then "thy neighbour," let its first manifestation be towards God in thanksgiving
and psalmody, and the second toward our neighbour in decorous fellowship. ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iv how to conduct ourselves.htm

The Christian Alone Rich.
... has many possessions, loaded with gold like a dirty purse; but the righteous alone
is graceful, because grace is order, observing a due and decorous measure in ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter vi the christian alone rich.htm

I have Cast About Widely to Find a Title for this Section...
... The decorous British happiness planned out for David Copperfield and Agnes would
be embarrassed by the perpetual presence of the hopeless tragedy of Emily, or ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 12 i have cast.htm

The Master Rejected: the Servants Sent Forth
... The decorous silence of the synagogue was broken by a hubbub of mutual questions.
'Many' spoke at once, and all had the same thing to say. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the master rejected the servants.htm

The Grace of Jesus Christ
... That would be as much as to say that it was a just home, but a severe one; decorous,
but unloving; a home where there was fair dealing, but where there was ...
/.../peabody/mornings in the college chapel/xxxii the grace of jesus.htm

Christ's Ideal of a Monarch
... There have been sovereigns of England whose death was a relief. There have been
others who were mourned with a certain tepid and decorous regret. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/christs ideal of a monarch.htm

Thesaurus
Decorous (1 Occurrence)
... (a.) Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and occasion; marked with decorum;
becoming; proper; seemly; befitting; as, a decorous speech; decorous...
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Discreet (9 Occurrences)
... 1 Timothy 3:2 The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife,
sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach; (DBY). ...
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Decorations (2 Occurrences)

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Decent (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous;
proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language. ...
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Decrease (4 Occurrences)

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Seemly (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vi) Suited to the object, occasion, purpose,
or character; suitable; fit; becoming; comely; decorous. ...
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Concordance
Decorous (1 Occurrence)

1 Timothy 3:2
The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;
(DBY)

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