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]
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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
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demeanour

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

demeanour

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

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

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

demeanor (Am) [dɪˈmiːnəʳ] n (frm) → contegno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

demeanour

(dimiːnə) (American) demeanor noun
manner; bearing; the way one behaves.
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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.
If he and his team chanced to be in the rear he preserved a demeanor of serenity, crossing his legs and bursting forth into yells when foot passengers took dangerous dives beneath the noses of his champing horses.
His whole demeanor I can describe only as disagreeably engaging.