Latin Legal Terms

Dedecor

Dedecor – this Latin adverb means unseemly, shameful, disgraceful, and dishonorable. For example there are some human acts (like the crimes, for example) that are considered by the society as disgraceful. Infidelity is also a shameful act as it is against the moral rules of the society. The origin of the term is the word “dedecus”, which literally means “shame”, “dishonor”. Synonyms of “dedecor” are “podendus” and “turpis”.

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