Demeanor Definition

dĭ-mēnər
noun
Outward behavior; conduct; deportment.
Webster's New World

The social, non-verbal behaviours (such as body language and facial expressions) that are characteristic of a person.

The man's demeanor made others suspicious of his intentions.
A confident demeanor is crucial for persuading others.
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Other Word Forms of Demeanor

Noun

Singular:
demeanor
Plural:
demeanors

Origin of Demeanor

  • From Middle English demenen, demeinen, from Anglo-Norman demener, from Old French demener, from de- + mener (“to conduct, lead”) + -or, from Latin *mināre (“to drive”) and Latin minārī (“to threaten”).

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