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Meaning of DEMEANOR

Pronunciation:  di'meenur

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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