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Synonyms for behavior
bɪˈheɪv yər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings(noun)

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

    Synonyms:
    conduct, demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment

  2. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

    "the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments"

    Synonyms:
    conduct, demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment

  3. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(noun)

    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

    Synonyms:
    conduct, demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment

  4. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

    Synonyms:
    conduct, demeanour, behaviour, doings, demeanor, deportment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. behavior

    Behavior is our action in the presence of others; conduct includes also that which is known only to ourselves and our Maker. Carriage expresses simply the manner of holding the body, especially in sitting or walking, as when it is said of a lady "she has a fine carriage." Bearing refers to the bodily expression of feeling or disposition; as, a haughty bearing; a noble bearing. Demeanor is the bodily expression, not only of feelings, but of moral states; as, a devout demeanor. Breeding, unless with some adverse limitation, denotes that manner and conduct which result from good birth and training. Deportment is behavior as related to a set of rules; as, the pupil's deportment was faultless. A person's manner may be that of a moment, or toward a single person; his manners are his habitual style of behavior toward or before others, especially in matters of etiquette and politeness; as, good manners are always pleasing.

    Synonyms:
    action, bearing, breeding, carriage, conduct, demeanor, deportment, life, manner, manners

    Preposition:
    The behavior of the pastor to or toward his people, on or upon the streets, before the multitude, or in the church, with the godly, or with the worldly, was alike faultless.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. behavior

    Synonyms:
    conduct, bearing, demeanor, proceeding, comportment, action, manner, deportment

    Antonyms:
    misdemeanor, misbehavior, misconduct

Editors Contribution

  1. cantankerous

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. behavior(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deportment (on particular occasions), conduct, bearing, demeanor, carriage, manner, mien, air, port

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. behavior(n)

    Synonyms:
    conduct, deportment, actions, demeanor

How to pronounce behavior?

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How to use behavior in a sentence?

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    This video of the arrest of Sandra Bland shows totally outrageous police behavior, no one should be yanked from her car, thrown to the ground, assaulted and arrested for a minor traffic stop. The result is that three days later she is dead in her jail cell.

  2. Mitesh Patel:

    The main takeaway is that the design of the incentive is critical to its success, our study can help them [wellness programs] to design these incentives in a way that can be more effective and engage employees that have more to benefit, especially those that are obese, and to take into account that simple changes in the way we frame incentives can have a dramatic outcome in how we influence adults to change their behavior.

  3. Blue Jays -LRB- @BlueJays -RRB-:

    In no way is this kind of behavior accepted or tolerated, nor is it a reflection of the type of inclusive organization we strive to be, we would like to extend our own apologies to all fans, Major League Baseball and especially the LGBTQ community.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Your logic, authentic, scientific, and rational response to your opponents will not affect, because of just their enmity. There is only one way left that you keep silence and a smile on their behavior; they will mentally die.

  5. Tom Steyer:

    What Donald Trump has done is create an atmosphere that condones violence, that actually incites people's most emotional and violent feelings and creates an atmosphere where people feel free to live out... that kind of behavior and those kinds of feelings.


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