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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Propriety (0.01065 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Propriety.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: propriety kesopanan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: propriety propriety n : correct or appropriate behavior [syn: properness, correctitude] [ant: impropriety, impropriety]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Propriety Propriety \Pro*pri"e*ty\, n.; pl. Proprieties. [F. propri['e]t['e], L. proprietas, fr. proprius one's own, proper. See Property, Proper.] 1. Individual right to hold property; ownership by personal title; property. [Obs.] “Onles this propriety be exiled.” --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster] So are the proprieties of a wife to be disposed of by her lord, and yet all are for her provisions, it being a part of his need to refresh and supply hers. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is proper or peculiar; an inherent property or quality; peculiarity. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] We find no mention hereof in ancient zo["o]graphers, . . . who seldom forget proprieties of such a nature. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 3. The quality or state of being proper; suitableness to an acknowledged or correct standard or rule; consonance with established principles, rules, or customs; fitness; appropriateness; as, propriety of behavior, language, manners, etc. “The rule of propriety,” --Locke. [1913 Webster]


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