deportment

Deportment has to do with how you behave and present yourself. Being polite, well-dressed, and soft-spoken shows excellent deportment.

People say you shouldn't judge by appearances, but how you present yourself — your deportment — matters. How you dress, speak, look and carry yourself is all part of deportment or demeanor. If you're polite, helpful, and smile a lot, your deportment is friendly and kind. If you're constantly swearing and shouting, your deportment is negative and hostile.

Definitions of deportment
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n (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

Synonyms:
behavior, behaviour, conduct, demeanor, demeanour
Types:
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manners
social deportment
citizenship
conduct as a citizen
swashbuckling
flamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
correctitude, properness, propriety
correct or appropriate behavior
improperness, impropriety
an improper demeanor
manner, personal manner
a way of acting or behaving
decorousness, decorum
propriety in manners and conduct
appropriateness, rightness
appropriate conduct; doing the right thing
correctness
the quality of conformity to social expectations
good form
behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time
priggishness, primness
exaggerated and arrogant properness
modesty, reserve
formality and propriety of manner
grace, seemliness
a sense of propriety and consideration for others
decency
the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
incorrectness
lack of conformity to social expectations
inappropriateness, wrongness
inappropriate conduct
indelicacy
the trait of being indelicate and offensive
indecorousness, indecorum
a lack of decorum
indecency
the quality of being indecent
bearing, comportment, mien, presence
dignified manner or conduct
bedside manner
manner or conduct of a physician in the presence of a patient
dandyism, foppishness
the manner and dress of a fop or dandy
gentleness, mildness, softness
acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
formality, formalness
a manner that strictly observes all forms and ceremonies
informality
a manner that does not take forms and ceremonies seriously
courtesy, good manners
a courteous manner
discourtesy, rudeness
a manner that is rude and insulting
Type of:
trait
a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

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