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Meaning of "indecorum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INDECORUM

indecorum  [ˌɪndɪˈkɔːrəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INDECORUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Indecorum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INDECORUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

indecorum

Decorum

Decorum was a principle of classical rhetoric, poetry and theatrical theory that was about the fitness or otherwise of a style to a theatrical subject. The concept of decorum is also applied to prescribed limits of appropriate social behavior within set situations.

Definition of indecorum in the English dictionary

The definition of indecorum in the dictionary is indecorous behaviour or speech; unseemliness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INDECORUM


aurum
ˈɔːrəm
cockalorum
ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm
decorum
dɪˈkɔːrəm
forum
ˈfɔːrəm
Geminorum
ˌdʒɛmɪˈnɔːrəm
jorum
ˈdʒɔːrəm
Karakoram
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Karakorum
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Lutetia
luːˈtiːʃə pəˌrɪzɪˈɔːrəm
Mizoram
mɪˈzɔːrəm
pityrosporum
ˌpɪtɪrəʊˈspɔːrəm
quorum
ˈkwɔːrəm
variorum
ˌvɛərɪˈɔːrəm
Velorum
viːˈlɔːrəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INDECORUM

indecent exposure
indecently
indeciduate
indeciduous
indecipherability
indecipherable
indecipherableness
indecipherably
indecision
indecisive
indecisively
indecisiveness
indeclinable
indeclinableness
indeclinably
indecomposable
indecorous
indecorously
indecorousness
indeed

WORDS THAT END LIKE INDECORUM

Aquae Mattiacorum
Augusta Treverorum
Augusta Vindelicorum
Canum Venaticorum
Curia Rhaetorum
eriophorum
Gesta Romanorum
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Lutetia Parisiorum
pittosporum
sanctum sanctorum
schola cantorum
scholae cantorum
the Forum

Synonyms and antonyms of indecorum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «indecorum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INDECORUM

Find out the translation of indecorum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of indecorum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «indecorum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

非礼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

falta de decoro
570 millions of speakers

English

indecorum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

indecorum
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

indecorum
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

приличий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

indecorum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অশিষ্টতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faute contre le bon ton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Indecorum
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

indecorum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

indecorum
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

indecorum
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Indecorum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vô lể
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒழுங்கின்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनिश्चित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yakışmayan hareket
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mancanza di decoro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

indecorum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пристойностей
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

indecorum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

indecorum
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inde corum
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

indecorum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

indecorum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of indecorum

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INDECORUM»

The term «indecorum» is normally little used and occupies the 145.138 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INDECORUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «indecorum» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «indecorum» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about indecorum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INDECORUM»

Discover the use of indecorum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to indecorum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Contestable Logos and Appropriate Indecorum: The Rhetorical ...
This thesis focuses on the political writings of French philosopher Jacques Ranciere and the relevance of this body of work to contemporary rhetorical scholarship.
Ethan William Stoneman, 2009
2
Caravaggio and His Two Cardinals
These are the major points, and Caravaggio would seem to pass. A third, short, section of Male's account indeed takes Caravaggio as the example of indecorum, on the new ground of vulgarity and lack of dignity, but Male's single source for ...
Jean G. Harrell
3
The Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases
...Two partes Inde, & the thirde parte white leade or cereuse and sadded with the same Inde or with sad Inke: Arte of Limming, fol. iv v°. indecorum, sb. : Lat. : impropriety, unbecoming conduct ; an instance of unbecoming conduct, an offence ...
Charles Augustus Maude Fennell, 1891
4
A Thesaurus of Old English: Index
... unhurt, unharmed un(ge)clansod 12.08.08.01.02 Unchastity, incontinence ungecnawen 06.0 1.06.04.01 What is uncertain/unknown ungecnyrdnes 11.06. 01.01 Negligence, carelessness, heedlessness ungecoplic 1 1.05.02.03 Indecorum, ...
Jane Roberts, Christian Kay, Lynne Grundy, 2000
5
Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States, Washington, Oregon, ...
Wooded north slopes, Upper onoran Zone; mountains of southern California. 20. Ribes indecorum Eastw. White-flowered Currant. Fig. 2330. Ribes indecorum Eastw. Proc. Calif. Acad. III. 2: 243. 1902. Ribes malvaceum var. indecorum Jancz.
Le Roy Abrams, Roxana Stinchfield Ferris, 1923
6
A dictionary of English synonymes and synonymous or parallel ...
I. Indecorum, impropriety, %ш> seemliness, offensiveness, outrageousness. 2. Indelicacy, coarseness, grossness, immodesty, impurity, obscenity, foulness, filthiness, vileness. Indecent, a. I. Indecorous, improper, unbecoming, unseemly,  ...
Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison, 1915
7
Reading Shakespeare's Dramatic Language
Blatant indecorum can make for exciting drama, and Shakespeare knows how to exploit it in many different ways. The basic situation, for example, of The Taming of the Shrew illustrates indecorum: Katherine, the 'shrew' of the title, is hard for ...
Sylvia Adamson, 2001
8
The Christian Observer
Mr. Gooday, that it was the duty of the churchwarden's, and not of the minister, to repress any indecorum that manifested itself in the church, and that his thoughts ought to be otherwise occupied, ifc. It must be granted, that, during public prayers  ...
‎1812
9
The Romance of the New World: Gender and the Literary ...
The hint at censorship in the remark that follows further strengthens our sense that linguistic indecorum is the basis of Lodge's satire. His remark can be construed in two ways: first, that his indecorous writing is the result of carelessness, his ...
Joan Pong Linton, 2006
10
Ovidii Nasonis Operum
Arbitri emti perverse vendun! perjuria : ferinium judicis perverse aptr- tum efl. Indecorum eft , tueri calamitofis reos linguâ pretio conduela ; indecorum tribunal quod magnas divitias coacerva. Indecorum ampliare facúltales patrias pro*- ventu ...
Publius Ovidius Naso, 1689

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INDECORUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term indecorum is used in the context of the following news items.
1
New code of conduct for taming Punjab officers
An officer is understood to avoid deceitful acts, displays of indecency, dealing unfairly, indecorum or acts of cruelty. The Competent Authority ... «The Nation, Jun 15»
2
President of Vatican Academy Attacks Climate Change Skeptic
In a rare display of diplomatic indecorum, Margaret Archer, the president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, has lashed out at the ... «Breitbart News, Jun 15»
3
Daniel O. Jamison: History's universal truths
Meanwhile, ISIS propaganda flourishes amid chaotic, undisciplined tweets, yaks, and the indecorum of the Internet. History may offer an ... «Fresno Bee, Apr 15»
4
The Young 'Kings' of Mexico and a Fed Up Society
... of an investigation concerning sexual indecorum) Released a generation/graduation video that has caused much controversy for its content. «The Yucatan Times, Apr 15»
5
JONATHAN'S strategic secrets
Some of their styles and language border on indecorum and sometimes outright lies, yet rarely have we heard that media houses were ... «Daily Sun, Jan 15»
6
ASUU, Oshiomhole and UNIBEN properties
Although a recent court judgement affirmed that the properties rightly belong to Edo State Government, the haste and indecorum with which the ... «Daily Sun, Jan 15»
7
Jonathan's visit to Maiduguri and other matters
That jab is indecorous and does not convey any message, at least to my own understanding. Nigerians should be spared of such indecorum. «Daily Sun, Jan 15»
8
Beastly politicking in Abia
When public office holders are desperate, as they are wont, they throw caution to the winds and indecorum takes over. Onlookers begin to see ... «Daily Sun, Jan 15»
9
Gandhi, Godse and history
The verbal slanging match and display of indecorum we witnessed in Parliament over Sakshi Maharaj's comment, which he has now withdrawn ... «Mid-Day, Dec 14»
10
Our Voice: Elect Holmes, Strange and Torres in Indio
... Elaine Holmes, Sam Torres and Troy Strange are representatives who are well-versed and unencumbered by intimation of indecorum. «The Desert Sun, Oct 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Indecorum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/indecorum>. Jul 2020 ».
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