Demeanor

De*mean"or

(?), n.
[Written also demeanour.]
[For demeanure, fr. demean. See Demean, v. t.] 1. Management; treatment; conduct. [Obs.]
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God commits the managing so great a trust . . . wholly to the demeanor of every grown man.
Milton.
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2. Behavior; deportment; carriage; bearing; mien.
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His demeanor was singularly pleasing.
Macaulay.
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The men, as usual, liked her artless kindness and simple refined demeanor.
Thackeray.
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