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demeanor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Demeanor  \De*mean"or\,  n.  [Written  also  {demeanour}.]  [For 
  demeanure,  fr  demean.  See  {Demean},  v.  t.] 
  1.  Management;  treatment;  conduct.  [Obs.] 
 
  God  commits  the  managing  so  great  a  trust  .  .  . 
  wholly  to  the  demeanor  of  every  grown  man.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Behavior;  deportment;  carriage;  bearing;  mien. 
 
  His  demeanor  was  singularly  pleasing.  --Macaulay. 
 
  The  men,  as  usual,  liked  her  artless  kindness  and 
  simple  refined  demeanor.  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  demeanor 
  n  :  behavioral  attributes  [syn:  {demeanour},  {behavior},  {behaviour}, 
  {conduct},  {deportment}] 




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