indecorum indecorum

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lack of decorum
  2. (n) an act of undue intimacy

Usage(s):

  1. The bylaws forbade "indecorum," wearing caps or hats at meetings, smoking and "violent language.
  2. The bylaws forbade "indecorum," wearing caps or hats at meetings, smoking and "violent language.

News

  1. Japan Calls China Incursions Regrettable on Purchase Anniversary

    China’s incursion this week into Japanese waters was “serious” and “extremely regrettable,” a Cabinet official said yesterday, a year after Japan purchased the disputed islands and sparked protests in Chinese cities.
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Philippine city in lockdown after clashes with rebels

    A large Philippine port city remained in lockdown Tuesday as security forces pursued members of a Muslim rebel group which launched an air and sea incursion a day earlier.
    on September 10, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. Big reinsurers shrug off competition from pension funds

    By Jonathan Gould and Alice Baghdjian FRANKFURT/ZURICH (Reuters) - The world's top reinsurers have shrugged off a growing incursion by pension funds into their business, saying the competition was narrowly focused and possibly of limited duration. Munich Re, Swiss Re and Hannover Re all cited growing margin pressure, particularly for hurricane protection in the United States, from institutional ...
    on September 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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