demeanor

[ dih-mee-ner ]
/ dɪˈmi nər /

noun

conduct; behavior; deportment.
facial appearance; mien.
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

SYNONYMS FOR demeanor

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British Dictionary definitions for demeanour

demeanour

US demeanor

/ (dɪˈmiːnə) /

noun

the way a person behaves towards others; conduct
bearing, appearance, or mien

Word Origin for demeanour

C15: see demean ²
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