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Meaning of DEPORTMENT

Pronunciation:  di'powrtmunt

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

DEPORTMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*port"ment\, n. [F. d['e]portement misconduct,
OF., demeanor. See {Deport}.]
Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of
acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with
respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior;
demeanor; bearing.

      The gravity of his deportment carried him safe through
      many difficulties.                       --Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, carriage, comportment, conduct, culture pattern, custom, demeanor, 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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