the way a person behaves towards others; conduct
bearing, appearance, or mien
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How to use demeanour in a sentence
Endowed with a gentle demeanour, he is almost always clutching a small notebook, which he scribbles on intermittently.
His general demeanour was very impressive indeed, and a kindly look lit up his well-chiseled face.The Whale and the Grasshopper | Seumas O'Brien
The demeanour of the house of assembly in the following years remained unaltered.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
His demeanour at the trial was quiet and dignified; and on the 31st of October 1793 he died bravely with several other Girondists.
Good clothes, quiet demeanour, and numerical smallness are the striking characteristics.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
In fact, his dress and whole demeanour were of one who had a far more intimate knowledge of certain phases of life than he should.The Rival Campers Afloat | Ruel Perley Smith