What does the word behavior mean?

Usage examples for behavior

  1. Still, he would have liked, if he could, to tell her what he had told her father of Durgin's behavior with Lynde, and let her bring the test of her self- devotion to the case with a clear understanding. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. William was sorely troubled at times and finally offended the Captain, who complained of his behavior. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  3. Semmes was on his good behavior, and evidently anxious to disprove the appellation of " pirate" which had been so constantly flung at him of late. – Cruise and Captures of the Alabama by Albert M. Goodrich