Propriety

Common misspellings for propriety:

Usage examples for propriety

  1. If I might presume to think in such a matter, my lord, I should say, that these colonists are no great judges of propriety, in their correspondence, or indeed in any thing else."  The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. As the propriety of this was doubtful, there was a general feeling for taking legal advice: and it was set aside solely on purpose to raise the question about legal consultation.  Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  3. That, too, he took up without stopping to question the propriety of it.  Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
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