deportment
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈpɔːtmənt/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪˈpɔɹt.mənt/
Noun

deportment (plural deportments)

  1. Bearing; manner of presenting oneself.
    Synonyms: bearing, comportment, posture
    Her deportment impressed her interviewers.
  2. Conduct; public behavior.
    Synonyms: behavior, conduct
    Their deportment changed visibly as the policeman approached.
  3. Apparent level of schooling or training.
    His academic deportment did not match his degree record.
  4. Self-discipline.
    The nun's deportment reflected her vocation.



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