Origin of indecorous
Examples from the Web for indecorous
The clown, by boisterous and often indecorous jest, raises peals of merriment.A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
A 65 very good showing, in these relaxed and indecorous days.An Idyll of All Fools' Day|Josephine Daskam Bacon
The sight struck him as indecorous in the extreme, and he turned his eyes away.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
This was the third indecorous attempt against what were only reasonable and expected proceedings in the present session.The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the|Thomas Clarkson
And, besides, my love, it is indecorous of you to address me as 'Lydia.'Out of the Ashes|Ethel Watts Mumford
1670s, from Latin indecorus "unbecoming, unseemly, unsightly," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + decorus "becoming, fitting, seemly, proper" (see decorous). Related: Indecorously; indecorousness.