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deportment

noun de·port·ment \di-ˈprt-mənt, dē-\

: the way that a person behaves, stands, and moves especially in a formal situation

Full Definition of DEPORTMENT

:  the manner in which one conducts oneself :  behavior

Examples of DEPORTMENT

  1. The new students were instructed in proper dress and deportment.
  2. His stiff deportment matched his strict demeanor.

First Known Use of DEPORTMENT

1601

Rhymes with DEPORTMENT

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