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Meaning of COMPORTMENT

Pronunciation:  kum'powrtmunt

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 Definition: [n]  dignified manner or conduct
 
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 Synonyms: bearing, mien, presence
 
 See Also: dignity, gravitas, lordliness, manner, personal manner

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*port"ment\, n. [F. comportement.]
Manner of acting; behavior; bearing.

      A graceful comportment of their bodies.  --Cowley.

      Her serious and devout comportment.      --Addison.

 
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 Related Terms: action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, carriage, conduct, culture pattern, custom, demeanor, deportment, doing, doings, folkway, gestures, goings-on, guise, maintien, manner, manners, method, methodology, methods, mien, modus vivendi, motions, movements, moves, observable behavior, pattern, poise, port, pose, posture, practice, praxis, presence, procedure, proceeding, set, social science, style, tactics, tone, way, way of life, ways
 

 

 

 

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