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demeanor

[ dih-mee-ner ]
/ dɪˈmi nər /
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noun
conduct; behavior; deportment.
facial appearance; mien.
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Also especially British, de·mean·our .

Origin of demeanor

First recorded in 1425–75, demeanor is from the late Middle English word demenure.See demean2, -or1
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