What does the word behavior mean?

Usage examples for behavior

  1. William was sorely troubled at times and finally offended the Captain, who complained of his behavior. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  2. 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