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

  • The proper external conduct of the body - such as the wearing of the robe neatly, good deportment, downcast eyes, and observation of good behaviour - is frequently seen as evidence for a state of virtue.
  • A unique combination of tact, charm, deportment and sartorial style, he was all one would wish to see in an idol.
  • What they need is intensive theatrical training in skills such as deportment and presentation.
  • She has all those additional advantages as nobleness of birth and deportment which I want.
  • Her deportment was the subject of reams of scurrility in prose and verse: it lowered her in the opinion of some whose esteem she valued; nor did the world know, till she was beyond the reach of praise and censure, that the conduct which had brought on her the reproach of levity and insensibility was really a signal instance of that perfect disinterestedness and selfdevotion of which man seems to be incapable, but which is sometimes found in woman. The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 2
  • ‘One would expect such deportment from scalawags, but not you noble nabobs of Wall Street,’ wrote Cannell.
  • It includes deportment, such as the style of taking bows.
  • Manners are made up of trivialities of deportment which can be easily learned if one does not happen to know them; manner is personality - the outward manifestation of one's innate character and attitude toward life.
  • He couldn't have been sweeter or more relaxed and gets a gold star for his deportment.
  • Dr Arderne gives advice on medical procedures, cures and potions and correct deportment for doctors.
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