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Meaning of DEMEANOR

Pronunciation:  di'meenur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
 

DEMEANOR is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: behavior, behaviour, conduct, demeanour, deportment
 
 See Also: citizenship, correctitude, improperness, impropriety, manner, manners, personal manner, properness, propriety, swashbuckling, trait

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*mean"or\, n. [Written also {demeanour}.] [For
demeanure, fr. demean. See {Demean}, v. t.]
1. Management; treatment; conduct. [Obs.]

         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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, brow, carriage, cast, cast of countenance, color, complexion, comportment, conduct, countenance, culture pattern, custom, deportment, doing, doings, face, facial appearance, favor, feature, features, folkway, garb, gestures, goings-on, guise, lineaments, lines, looks, maintien, manner, 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, way of life, ways
 

 

 

 

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