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