Outward behavior or bearing: a quiet, somber demeanor
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- He said his demeanour and attitude during questioning was not that of a man who had something to hide.
- Both men are renowned for their friendly demeanour and reassuring manner.
- Despite the new grown-up demeanour, some aspects of the girl still spill over.
manner, air, attitude, appearance, look;
Late 15th century: from demean2, probably influenced by obsolete havour 'behavior'.
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