comportment


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com·port·ment

 (kəm-pôrt′mənt)
n.
Manner of behaving; bearing; deportment. See Synonyms at behavior.

comportment

(kəmˈpɔːtmənt)
n
conduct; bearing

com•port•ment

(kəmˈpɔrt mənt, -ˈpoʊrt-)

n.
bearing; demeanor; behavior.
[1590–1600; < Middle French comportement. See comport, -ment]

comportment

, deportment - Deportment adds the sense of action or activity to a mode of conduct or behavior; comportment, "behavior or bearing," does not have this.
See also related terms for mode.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.comportment - dignified manner or conductcomportment - dignified manner or conduct    
personal manner, manner - a way of acting or behaving
gravitas, lordliness, dignity - formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"

comportment

noun
The manner in which one behaves:
action (often used in plural), behavior, conduct, deportment, way.
Translations

comportment

[kəmˈpɔːtmənt] N (frm) → comportamiento m

comportment

nVerhalten nt; to study comportmentAnstandsunterricht nehmen
References in classic literature ?
He was slender and dapper, and in appearance and comportment was so sweet- and gentle-spirited that the impression he radiated was almost of sissyness.
The effect of all this was to rob White Fang of much of his puppyhood and to make him in his comportment older than his age.
Though the novelty had not yet worn off, the peaceful comportment of the seals had quieted my alarm.
He did everything right--too right; and in dress and comportment was inevitably correct.
In a preview of the interview released Thursday, the 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne also said Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comportment is similar to Hitler's during the rise of Nazi Germany.
They lack the brains and the comportment for the office.
In all political contestations, you must believe without needing to apologize that you have a candidate who is going to win and that this candidate has the necessary assets and a wide appeal to the electorate and that he has endeared himself to the electorate in the context of the kind of political agenda he embraces and comportment.
Many of them lack the conduct and comportment of statesmen and leaders in all ramifications.
Following World War II, boxers became powerful symbols of Mexican national culture because their comportment both inside and outside of the ring allowed Mexican elites to represent the country as cosmopolitan, nationalist, and masculine.
According to the internal regulations of the Assembly of Experts, the seven-member Committee for Investigating and Supervising the Leader is tasked with supervising the conditions and comportment of the leader on a continual basis.
His comportment reminds me of those who think New Hampshire and New England can solve our electrical energy cost crisis by simply investing more in energy efficiency and renewable energy like wind and solar.