demeanor; conduct; behavior.
the conduct or obedience of a child in school, as graded by a teacher.
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How to use deportment in a sentence
The sedateness of his deportment and the apparent regularity of his life delighted austere moralists.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
It comprehends hearty good will towards everybody, thorough and constant good-humor, an easy deportment, and obliging manners.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
An affected and pretentious woman is all deportment and words; a sensible woman shows her sense by her behaviour.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre | Jean de La Bruyre
He had a Spanish name, spoke Spanish, and affected the grave deportment of a Spanish don.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
She looked around and saw a hundred of her sex practising the well-bred deportment that Mrs. Considine had preached.Jaffery | William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for deportment
the manner in which a person behaves, esp in physical bearing: military deportment
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