- decoration day,
- decorative art,
- decorative arts,
Origin of decorous
Examples from the Web for decorously
Also, I adore the devastating footnotes, wherein he eviscerates (decorously) his wayward predecessor, Andrew Field.
Many women wept, only decorously, as he outlined their influence in a reformed village, a purified Principality.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
She had never felt it at the death of the imperious husband, to whom she had been, nevertheless, decorously attached.The Testing of Diana Mallory|Mrs. Humphry Ward
The motions were coming in helter-skelter from all quarters, instead of decorously from the front row as usual.Betty Wales Freshman|Edith K. Dunton
Word Origin for decorous
1660s, from Latin decorus "becoming, seemly, fitting, proper," from decus (genitive decoris) "ornament" (see decorate). Related: Decorously; decorousness.