- indecorous behavior or character.
- something indecorous.
Origin of indecorum
Related Words for indecorumgoof, vulgarity, indecency, slip, incorrectness, vulgarism, solecism, incongruity, indelicacy, blunder, rudeness, gaffe, barbarism, impudence, gaucherie, immodesty, inelegance
Examples from the Web for indecorum
Historical Examples of indecorum
She felt the indecorum of the posture he had condescended to take, and was shocked.A Simple Story
In her judgment a laugh was indecorum, and smelling a rose was indulgence of the flesh.The White Rose of Langley
Emily Sarah Holt
Throughout the evening, of course, there was a total absence of indecorum.Across America
James F. Rusling
In the street there is no gleam of sheep's-eying or any manner of indecorum.Familiar Spanish Travels
W. D. Howells
Because, says Michelet, English girls and German think so much of an indecorum.The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc
Thomas de Quincey
- indecorous behaviour or speech; unseemliness