demeanour

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demeanour

(dɪˈmiːnə) or

demeanor

n
1. the way a person behaves towards others; conduct
2. bearing, appearance, or mien
[C15: see demean2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demeanour - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other peopledemeanour - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
manners - social deportment; "he has the manners of a pig"
citizenship - conduct as a citizen; "award for good citizenship"
swashbuckling - flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
correctitude, properness, propriety - correct or appropriate behavior
improperness, impropriety - an improper demeanor
personal manner, manner - a way of acting or behaving

demeanour

U.S. demeanor
noun behaviour, air, bearing, conduct, manner, carriage, deportment, mien, comportment her calm and cheerful demeanour
Translations
سُلوك، تَصَرُّف
chovánívystupovánízpůsoby
holdningopførseloptræden
hegîun
izturēšanāsuzvešanās

demeanour

demeanor (US) [dɪˈmiːnəʳ] Nconducta f, comportamiento m; (= bearing) → porte m

demeanour

[dɪˈmiːnər] (British) demeanor (US) n
(= way of behaving) → comportement m
(= appearance) → maintien m

demeanour

, (US) demeanor
n (= behaviour)Benehmen nt, → Auftreten nt; (= bearing)Haltung f

demeanour

demeanor (Am) [dɪˈmiːnəʳ] n (frm) → contegno

demeanour

(dimiːnə) (American) demeanor noun
manner; bearing; the way one behaves.
References in classic literature ?
Around the gibbets, and particularly at the entrances to the arcade of Saint Jean, moved a noisy mass, a busy mass; daring faces, resolute demeanors were to be seen here and there, mingled with silly faces and indifferent demeanors; signals were exchanged, hands given and taken.
The sudden and lonely apparition of this woman, and her calm yet resolute demeanor, awakened universal curiosity.
He heard me to the end -- at first laughed heartily -- and then lapsed into an excessively grave demeanor, as if my insanity was a thing beyond suspicion.
By far the greater number of those who went by had a satisfied business-like demeanor, and seemed to be thinking only of making their way through the press.
Close behind these two came a young man of very striking countenance and demeanor, with deep thought and contemplation on his brow, and perhaps a flash of enthusiiasm in his eye.