What does the word demeanor mean?

Usage examples for demeanor

  1. Not once did Aunt Amelia or Aunt Hortense notice anything strange in the demeanor of their nephew or his wife. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  2. But the man who thus beheld his own youth brought up in accusation against him quickly recovered; and with an entire change of demeanor, faced them all and spoke up at last quickly and defiantly: Gentlemen, I have shown patience up till now, because I saw that you had something on your minds which it might be better for you and possibly for me to be rid of. – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  3. In the midst of this caress the dog's whole demeanor changed; he gave a quick spring out of Cecile's embrace, and uttered an angry growl. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
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