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Appropriate manners and behavior; propriety.
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the quality of correctness, esp conscious correctness in behaviour
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cor•rect•i•tude(kəˈrɛk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)
correctness, esp. of manners and conduct.
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|Noun||1.||correctitude - correct or appropriate behavior|
demeanor, demeanour, deportment, behaviour, conduct, behavior - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
correctness - the quality of conformity to social expectations
good form - behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time; "it is not good form to brag about winning"
seemliness, grace - a sense of propriety and consideration for others; "a place where the company of others must be accepted with good grace"
decency - the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
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