Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de propriety

(substantivo) 
Definition
correct conduct
Their sense of social propriety is eroded.
Sinônimos
decorum
I was treated with decorum and respect
,
manners
, ,
protocol
He is a stickler for royal protocol.
,
good form
It's not good form to spend lots of money.
,
decency
His sense of decency forced him to resign.
,
breeding
She lost her temper completely and the veneer of good breeding dropped from her.
, ,
modesty
When I turned over, she held the cotton sheet up above her face to protect my modesty.
,
respectability
,
etiquette
a breach of the rules of diplomatic etiquette
,
refinement
a girl who possessed both dignity and refinement
,
politeness
She listened to him, but only out of politeness.
,
good manners
, , ,
seemliness
Opostos
(substantivo) 
Definition
the quality or state of being appropriate or fitting
They questioned the propriety of the corporation's use of public money.
Sinônimos
correctness
He conducted himself with formal correctness at all times.
,
fitness
There is a debate about his fitness for the job.
,
appropriateness
He wonders about the appropriateness of every move he makes.
,
rightness
, ,
seemliness
,
suitableness

expressão idiomática

See the proprieties

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of appropriateness
He wonders about the appropriateness of every move he makes.
Sinônimos
rightness,
applicability,
timeliness,
pertinence,
fittingness,
seemliness,
appositeness,
properness,
germaneness,
opportuneness,
becomingness,
congruousness,
felicitousness,
well-suitedness
in the sense of aptness
Sinônimos
rightness,
applicability,
timeliness,
pertinence,
fittingness,
seemliness,
appositeness,
properness,
germaneness,
opportuneness,
becomingness,
congruousness,
felicitousness,
well-suitedness
in the sense of breeding
Definition
the result of good upbringing or training
She lost her temper completely and the veneer of good breeding dropped from her.

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