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noun as in carriage, manner of person

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The sedateness of his deportment and the apparent regularity of his life delighted austere moralists.

It comprehends hearty good will towards everybody, thorough and constant good-humor, an easy deportment, and obliging manners.

An affected and pretentious woman is all deportment and words; a sensible woman shows her sense by her behaviour.

He had a Spanish name, spoke Spanish, and affected the grave deportment of a Spanish don.

She looked around and saw a hundred of her sex practising the well-bred deportment that Mrs. Considine had preached.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deportment, such as: actions, address, air, appearance, aspect, and bearing.

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