demeanor

Part of speech: noun

Behavior; bearing; deportment. demeanour.

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Usage examples "demeanor":

  1. Not once did Aunt Amelia or Aunt Hortense notice anything strange in the demeanor of their nephew or his wife. - "Marcia Schuyler", 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", 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", L. T. Meade.