comportment

[ kuh m-pawrt-muh nt, -pohrt- ]
/ kəmˈpɔrt mənt, -ˈpoʊrt- /

noun

personal bearing or conduct; demeanor; behavior.

Origin of comportment

From the Middle French word comportement, dating back to 1590–1600. See comport1, -ment

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comportment

/ (kəmˈpɔːtmənt) /

noun

conduct; bearing
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