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Synonyms for propriety
prəˈpraɪ ɪ tipro·pri·ety

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  1. propriety

    Synonyms:
    fitness, appropriateness, justness, correctness, expediency, decorum

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  1. propriety, properness, correctitudenoun

    correct or appropriate behavior

    Synonyms:
    correctitude, properness

    Antonyms:
    improperness, impropriety

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    fitness (to a proper standard or rule), appropriateness, suitableness, seemliness, justness, correctness, accuracy, consonance, adaptation, reasonableness

  2. proprietynoun

    Synonyms:
    decorum, decency, good behavior, proper formality

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#5072correction
#7211relevance
#8779validity
#15387suitability
#17656adequacy
#17844correctness
#22876appropriateness
#29034regularity
#30996decency
#36412propriety
#36550soundness
#54098decorum
#60531expediency
#82287corrigendum
#207991justness

How to use propriety in a sentence?

  1. Lawana Blackwell:

    Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation.

  2. Robert Chapman:

    A quotation, like a pun, should come unsought, and then be welcomed only for some propriety of felicity justifying the intrusion.

  3. Jeff Pash:

    Today's decision powerfully underscores the fairness and propriety of this historic settlement.

  4. Paul Matey:

    It's important to make clear for the record that I had no knowledge, involvement or participation in any of those events, we certainly took steps to ensure at all times that the highest standards of propriety, ethics and legality were followed in the office. Regrettably, that did not appear to happen in this case.

  5. Cervantes:

    Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.


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