in·de·co·rous /(ˌ)ɪnˈdɛk(ə)rəs; ˌɪndɪˈkorəs, ˈkɔr-/
In·de·co·rous a. Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as, indecorous conduct.
It was useless and indecorous to attempt anything more by mere struggle. --Burke.
Syn: -- Unbecoming; unseemly; unbefitting; rude; coarse; impolite; uncivil; ill-bred.
adj 1: lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct;
"indecorous behavior" [syn: indelicate] [ant: decorous]
2: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or
proper in polite society; "was buried with indecent
haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a
lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their
untoward ribaldry" [syn: indecent, unbecoming, uncomely,