- not decorous; violating generally accepted standards of good taste or propriety; unseemly.
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To make such a fuss, also, about your religion seemed to her indecorous and absurd.The Coryston Family
Mrs. Humphry Ward
This would be a sheer abuse of power, sire; it would be indecorous and unseemly.Louise de la Valliere
Alexandre Dumas, Pere
We cannot follow them and listen to their conversation—that would be indecorous.The Youth of Jefferson
J. E. Cooke.
What I reprove you for, is the indecorous and uncleanly; and these, I trust, you will abolish.Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
They abound in choice phrases and so are in effect content to smooth over the commonplace with a not indecorous make-up.
- improper or ungraceful; unseemly