- suitability; expediency; propriety.
- convenances, the social proprieties or conventionalities.
Origin of convenance
Related Words for convenanceuse, proceeding, form, habit, process, system, rule, method, tradition, dignity, gentility, demeanor, civility, correctness, propriety, decency, orderliness, respectability, politeness, style
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Historical Examples of convenance
We make marriages of convenance in our country, que diable, and what follows follows; but no scandal afterwards!The Newcomes
William Makepeace Thackeray
- suitable behaviour; propriety
Word Origin for convenance
Word Origin and History for convenance
late 15c., from French convenance "convention, agreement, convenience," from convenant, present participle of convenir "to come together" (see convene).