Word of The Week (WOW #11)

Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me), it’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week.


If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

Here’s this week’s WOW:


Word: Decorum

Part Of Speech: noun

Pronunciation: de·co·rum


Behaviour in keeping with good taste and propriety. 

  • etiquette: he had no idea of funeral decorum.
  • (decorumsarchaic particular requirements of good taste and propriety.
  • archaic suitability to the requirements of a person, rank, or occasion.

Synonyms: Properness, seemliness, decency, decorousness, good taste, correctness, appropriateness,

Antonyms: Wrongdoing, misconduct, dishonesty, corruption, unscrupulousness, illegitimacy, unprofessionalism.

Word Origin: Latin. Mid 16th century (as a literary term, denoting suitability of style): from Latin, neuter of the adjective decorus ‘seemly’.

Use in sentence: 

He had acted with the utmost decorum.

  • Etiquette: He had no idea of funeral decorum.


I hope you guys like this word and hope it’s useful to you in some or the other way!

If you want to check out more words like this, then visit my page-

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