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indecorum

[in-di-kawr-uh m, -kohr-] /ˌɪn dɪˈkɔr əm, -ˈkoʊr-/
noun
1.
indecorous behavior or character.
2.
something indecorous.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Latin, noun use of neuter of indecōrus indecorous
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indecorum

/ˌɪndɪˈkɔːrəm/
noun
1.
indecorous behaviour or speech; unseemliness
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