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indecorous Explained

indecorous at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1682, from L. indecorus, from in- "not" + decorus (see decorum). ///

indecorous at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "indecorous":
Doric, aberrant, abnormal, abominable, atrocious, barbaric,
barbarous, cacophonous, chintzy, clumsy, coarse, criminal, crude,
delinquent, deviant, discourteous, disgraceful, doggerel,
dysphemistic, evil, graceless, gross, hardly the thing, harsh,
ignominious, ill-mannered, illegal, immodest, impolite, improper,
impure, in bad taste, inappropriate, inconcinnate, inconcinnous,
incorrect, indecent, indelicate, indiscreet, inelegant, infamous,
infelicitous, irregular, loose, low, malodorous, not done,
not the thing, off-base, off-color, offensive, out-of-line,
outlandish, ridiculous, rough, rude, sacrilegious, scandalous,
shameful, shameless, sinful, tasteless, terrible, unbecoming,
unbefitting, unbeseeming, uncivil, uncourtly, uncouth, undecorous,
undignified, undue, uneuphonious, unfelicitous, unfit, unfitting,
ungenteel, ungodly, ungraceful, unlawful, unpolished, unrefined,
unrighteous, unseemly, unsuitable, untasteful, untoward, vulgar,
wicked, wrong, wrongful

indecorous at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Bad taste): vulgarity, bad taste, awkwardness, courseness, indecorousness, misbehavior, boorishness, ribaldry, gaudiness, tawdriness.

[ADJ] (Bad taste): in bad taste, vulgar, unrefined, coarse, indecorous, ribald, gross, unseemly, dowdy, ungenteel, shabby, plebeian, ill mannered, ungentlemanly, unladylike.

[ADJ] (Vice): vicious, sinful, sinning, wicked, iniquitous, immoral, unrighteous, wrong, criminal, naughty, indecorous, unseemly, improper, dissolute, profligate, unworthy, disgraceful, reprehensible, blameworthy, disreputable.

[ADJ] (Impurity): impure, unclean, dirty, immodest, shameless, indecorous, indelicate, indecent, loose, risqué, coarse, gross, smutty, ribald, obscene, bawdy, pornographic, concupiscent, prurient, lustful, carnal, lewd, lascivious.

indecorous at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

(formal) (of behaviour) embarrassing or not socially acceptable

Indecorous at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indecorous \In`de*co"rous\ (?; 277), a. [L. indecorous. See
{In-} not, and {Decorous}.]
Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good
breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place;
as, indecorous conduct.

It was useless and indecorous to attempt anything more
by mere struggle. --Burke.

Syn: Unbecoming; unseemly; unbefitting; rude; coarse;
impolite; uncivil; ill-bred.

indecorous at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct;
"indecorous behavior" [syn: {indelicate}] [ant: {decorous}]
2: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or
proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent
haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a
lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their
untoward ribaldry" [syn: {indecent}, {unbecoming}, {uncomely},
{unseemly}, {untoward}]

indecorous at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • improper, immodest or indecent


    Inter: trans-top » improper
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sopimaton
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|უდიერი|sc=Geor|tr=udieri

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|opassande, Inter: t+ » sv|otillbörlig, Inter: t- » sv|otillständig

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » indecorous
    Translation: io » indecorous
    Translation: kn » indecorous
    Translation: mg » indecorous
    Translation: pl » indecorous
    Translation: ta » indecorous
    Translation: te » indecorous
    Translation: vi » indecorous
    Translation: zh » indecorous