- satisfactory, proper, or polite conduct.
- conduct conformable to law; orderly conduct: The convict's sentence was reduced for good behavior.
- proper fulfillment of the duties of an office, especially a public office: The incumbent could not be discharged during good behavior.
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She would make no promises for future good-behavior, she showed no evidence of shame.The Girl and Her Religion