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noun as in behavior

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Because of Henie’s youth, she could get away with “improper” comportment and do many of the same things that the men were attempting at the time.

Mahmud and Shejk’s nondescript appearances and comportment only underscore their amazing valor.

A level top tube implies a bicycle of classical proportions and dignified comportment.

Dress and comportment are the same as for any daytime meal in a nice place, but you might want to check with the castle before making dinner reservations.

And those now have very little to do with any notion of excellence, either of character or of comportment.

The comportment of beef in an atmosphere of carbonic acid, to which carbonic oxide has been added, is curious.

She noted the trim figure of him in its peculiar garb, the proud carriage, the even and easy comportment under insult.

He did everything right—too right; and in dress and comportment was inevitably correct.

His subjects regarded him with fear and trembling, and his comportment toward his weaker neighbors was a growing menace.

They had stepped beyond the bounds of gentlemanly comportment, he contended.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comportment, such as: actions, bearing, conduct, deportment, manner, and presence.

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