[ UK /dɪmˈiːnɐ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈminɝ/ ]
  1. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
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How To Use demeanour In A Sentence

  • But her unassuming demeanour masked a sharp intellect and powers of observation essential for the task of a secret agent. Times, Sunday Times
  • They'll both end up with peerages for distinguished service to British football/fashion and people will laugh at their youthful misdemeanours.
  • Incredibly, this shocking misdemeanour endeared him to thousands of hormonally charged schoolgirls, and made him a pin-up in offices around the country.
  • If his nervous demeanour - fiddling with his cigarette box, avoiding eye contact - rather belies his confidence with a camera, his work fortunately speaks for itself.
  • He said his demeanour and attitude during questioning was not that of a man who had something to hide.
  • Our social groups effectively socialize us to see particular dress and hair styles, modes of demeanour and address, accents and vocabularies as being more attractive than others.
  • Leaving school at 13 he did the round of reform schools after a spell of teenage misdemeanours.
  • Sporting a permanently pained expression and the hunched demeanour of a child expecting a smack, he speaks in gnomic aphorisms that frequently sound like bumper-sticker mottoes.
  • If he was living the high life, his appearance and demeanour gave no hint of it.
  • I like Rooney, I like his no no-nonsense approach to the game and his quiet demeanour off the pitch.
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