Synonym: behavior, behaviour, conduct, demeanor, deportment. Similar words: demeanor, demean, in the meantime, lean on, one another, mean, means, meant. Meaning: [dɪ'miːnə] n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.
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1. There was nothing in his demeanour that suggested he was anxious.
2. He maintained a professional demeanour throughout.
3. I dislike his arrogant demeanour.
4. She has the demeanour of a woman who is contented with her life.
5. The man was polite and his general demeanour had the air of a clergyman.
6. I must admit I was impressed by Robert's demeanour.
7. When you mention Polly's ex-husband, her entire demeanour changes.
8. This was done by uniform, demeanour, and voice.
9. From his demeanour, fierce and uncompromising, I knew he'd already been denounced by Martinho.
10. But her host's calm demeanour as he scribbled a few notes and went on to the next call calmed her fears.
11. That style of life and demeanour characteristic of Britain's dominant class is a result of its peculiar history.
12. The marked change in Sherman's demeanour when he realized that his request was not going to be granted was dramatic.
13. More importantly, this imagery affects the demeanour of these macho men when dealing with the public.
14. Others portrayed his austere demeanour and mirthless, rumbling laugh in a more sinister light.
15. While not exactly threatening, her demeanour was hard and off-putting.
16. Her demeanour late on that Sunday evening was drowsy and detached.
17. A shocked demeanour and a couple of nettle stings to valiant rescuer Beverley were the only legacies.
18. She found him physically attractive, but his languid, elegant and mannered demeanour irritated her.
19. Judy, an elegant woman in her early 40s with a peaceful demeanour, bids us sit down in the verandah.
20. Charlie Harris was a shrewd street-seller whose appearance and demeanour tugged at the heartstrings of the compassionate.
21. Picture his bleary expression, his fuzzy eyes, his baffled demeanour.
22. It was galling to her to observe his change in demeanour.
23. And did he know the reason or could he offer any explanation for her unusual demeanour at the meet?
24. Physically attractive and possessed of considerable personal charm, his demeanour was self-effacing,[Sentence dictionary] gracious and polite.
25. His appearance gives an immediate impression of determination and courage; his demeanour is self-assured, steady and fearless.
26. No one is a cipher, and Maloney tries to give his subjects a character, a singular demeanour and poise.
27. He felt genuine awe at this superhuman man, at once so puissant, so self-possessed, so monomaniac in his demeanour.
28. He is accompanied by Nicholas Frere, who has been courting his sister and whose intrepid, free-spirited demeanour he envies.
29. When he was with close friends, he abandoned that somewhat starched public demeanour.
30. He was taller than Byron, but stooped slightly, whereas Byron's demeanour was almost soldierly at times.
More similar words: demeanor, demean, in the meantime, lean on, one another, mean, means, meant, meander, meaning, make a note of, meantime, by means of, by all means, by any means, by no means, meanwhile, meaningful, demerit, demented, mincemeat, at home and abroad, measurement, announcement, by fair means or foul, make mincemeat of, anon, canoe, another, canopy.