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n : correct or appropriate behavior [syn: properness, correctitude]
[ant: impropriety, impropriety]
English → English (gcide)
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).
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.
2. That which is proper or peculiar; an inherent property or
quality; peculiarity. [Obs.] --Bacon.
We find no mention hereof in ancient zo["o]graphers,
. . . who seldom forget proprieties of such a
nature. --Sir T.
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.