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noun as in person's presence, manner


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Scott, who rode the Tea Party wave into office in 2010, had a much different mien.

Elegant, minimally clad mannequins view passersby with an arrogant mien.

In contrast to the serious, scholarly mien that cloaks her usual nonfiction, this book is rich with poetry and pathos.

With their muscled gender-obliterating mien, they compelled few people to listen as they performed.

Santa Cruz embraced him, with more agitation than his stately mien might have announced.

The priest of Nicaragua with solemn mien strides up the aisle and lights the altar candles with the fire struck from his cigar.

He rose too, and across the table he confronted his guest, his mien haughty, his eyes imperious.

His mien was terrific, and his voice the more threatening in that it was not raised above a whisper.

Unfortunately all this paper does not feed him; and he is so thin, has such a mien, that you ask yourself on what he lives.

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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mien, such as: countenance, demeanor, act, address, air, and appearance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.