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The social, non-verbal behaviours (such as body language and facial expressions) that are characteristic of a person.
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”).
I was extremely nervous for my first lesson; but, Anne's calm demeanor immediately put me at ease.
He felt the mother's demeanor suggested she was preparing a bogus story.
Was there anything unusual about Byrne's demeanor the afternoon the two of you were together?
By changing her routine, Mimi's pleasant demeanor was setting a new example for the group.
Her gentle demeanor reveals nothing of the brutality she experienced at the hands of Iraqi prison guards.
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