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Related to deportment: comportment
A manner of personal conduct; behavior. See Synonyms at behavior.
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the manner in which a person behaves, esp in physical bearing: military deportment.
[C17: from French déportement, from Old French deporter to conduct (oneself); see deport]
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de•port•ment(dɪˈpɔrt mənt, -ˈpoʊrt-)
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|Noun||1.||deportment - (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
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noun bearing, conduct, behaviour, manner, stance, carriage, posture, demeanour, air, mien, comportment Deportment and poise were considered important for young ladies.
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