Demeanor

Definition of Demeanor

De`mean´or
n.1.Management; treatment; conduct.
God commits the managing so great a trust . . . wholly to the demeanor of every grown man.
- Milton.
2.Behavior; deportment; carriage; bearing; mien.
His demeanor was singularly pleasing.
- Macaulay.
The men, as usual, liked her artless kindness and simple refined demeanor.
- Thackeray.

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action, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, brow, carriage, cast, cast of countenance, color, complexion, comportment, countenance, culture pattern, custom, deportment, doing, doings, face, facial appearance, favor, feature, features, folkway, garb, gestures, goings-on, guise, lineaments, lines, looks, maintien, manners, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, motions, movements, moves, observable behavior, pattern, physiognomy, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, praxis, presence, procedure, proceeding, set, social science, stance, style, tactics, tone, traits, turn, visage, way of life, ways
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