Definition of Demeanour

1. Noun. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.




Definition of Demeanour

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of demeanor) ¹

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Definition of Demeanour

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demeanour

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demeanour (current term)
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demeclocycline
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dementedly

Literary usage of Demeanour

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1. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"demeanour of the new Chancellor. The Equity Counsel behaved to him with great liberality. He had been in the constant habit of jeering, although in a ..."

2. Some Experiences of a Barrister's Life by William Ballantine (1898)
"I have indicated in former pages the importance I attach to the demeanour of a judge when upon the bench. He has no excuse for discourtesy, he naturally ..."

3. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"XXXV. 1485. Henry enters Shrewsbury. Richard's demeanour. ... His demeanour was interpreted as evincing confident anticipation of success. ..."

4. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"... and possess sufficient intelligence to appreciate the importance of points arising in discussion ; should be courteous in demeanour, and be at all times ..."

5. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"CHAPTER XXXVI The Japanese soldier—His dignified demeanour—His artistic taste—Delicate touch—Appreciation of Art—Watches for preference. ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... of such an incident, the general court passed an order to the effect that ' none should be allowed to inhabit at by Winthrop's pacific demeanour. ..."

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