What is another word for demeanour?

Pronunciation: [dɪmˈiːnə] (IPA)

Demeanour is a term that describes a person's outward behavior or demeanor. It can refer to someone's overall attitude, bearing, or conduct. However, there are several synonyms for demeanour that capture slightly different nuances of this concept. For instance, "mannerism" refers to a distinctive habitual feature of someone's demeanor, while "temperament" relates more to a person's emotional makeup and tendencies. "Disposition" also refers to a person's natural outlook or inclination, while "bearing" is a more general term for one's overall manner or presence. "Poise" is a synonym that captures the idea of calm and collectedness in one's demeanor, while "persona" refers to the way someone presents themselves or the impression they give off.

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Usage examples for Demeanour

The continual exercise of the mind on political topics gives intenser habits of thinking, and a more serious and earnest demeanour.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
But my demeanour was cold and resolved, and not of a kind to improve his courage.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
Nor had they been long there when they marked a cheery-looking young man of a pacific demeanour that came towards them.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz

Famous quotes with Demeanour

  • Whoever is open, loyal, true of humane and affable demeanour honourable himself, and in his judgement of others faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I turned to Aunt Agatha, whose demeanour was now rather like that of one who, picking daisies on the railway, has just caught the down express in the small of the back.
    P. G. Wodehouse

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