Therefore, whatever changes you want made along that line will be made for propriety, and propriety is a very inconstant thing.
Presidents and potential presidents have often been accused of crossing some line of propriety.
The Weather Underground, while we certainly crossed lines of propriety and legality, we never killed or injured anybody.
In an interview this week, Egeland strongly defended the propriety of delivering aid to unwholesome parts of northern Syria.
But not Prism, whom Oscar described in that letter as "a dragon of propriety."
I need not urge the propriety of availing yourself of your present situation to procure a loan.
Special occasion for rules of propriety is offered by eating.
But Trevelyan would not give up the letter, nor indicate by a word that he would reconsider the question of its propriety.
He stopped for propriety's sake because the servant came in.
He had consulted with Mr. Arabin, who had suggested the propriety of calling in the aid of the Master of Lazarus.
mid-15c., "proper character, disposition," from Old French proprieté "individuality, peculiarity; property" (12c.), from Latin proprietatem (nominative proprietas) "appropriateness," also "ownership" (see property). Meaning "fitness, appropriateness" is attested from 1610s; sense of "conformity to good manners" is from 1782.