What does the word deportment mean?

Usage examples for deportment

  1. His deportment in prison was a magnificent moral lesson. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23 by John Lothrop Motley
  2. It is a deficiency in the free expression of kindly feelings and sympathetic emotions, and a want of courtesy in deportment. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. Mrs. Ryland has been much gratified by the general deportment of Miss Sallie Ellis since she has been under her charge. – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith