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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    behaviour, conduct, behavioural, behaviours, acts, behavioral, attitude, behaviors, demeanour

How to pronounce behavior?

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Veena
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How to say behavior in sign language?

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How to use behavior in a sentence?

  1. Avielle Foundation:

    Jeremy Richman was deeply devoted to supporting research into brain abnormalities that are linked to abnormal behavior and to promoting brain health. Tragically, Jeremy Richman death speaks to how insidious and formidable a challenge brain health can be and how critical it is for all of us to seek help for ourselves, our loved ones and anyone who we suspect may be in need, jeremy's mission will be carried on by the many who love Jeremy Richman, including many who share the heartache and trauma that Jeremy Richman has suffered since December 14, 2012. We are crushed to pieces, but this important work will continue, because, as Jeremy Richman would say, we have to.

  2. Earl Ofari Hutchinson:

    We're not talking about someone who curses, someone who swears, someone who gets drunk... or someone who masturbates in public or private, we're talking about criminal behavior. In this case, we happen to be talking about sexual abuses -- serious, major crimes. ... There is a duty and obligation to have a standard there -- a standard people can look up to and admire.

  3. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley:

    This is lawless and criminal behavior, i don't know what you call them, call them burglars, you call them terrorists, one thing that they are not is a militia.

  4. Panos Stefanou:

    If during that period they show us that they have adopted the wild behavior of a bear, then we are optimistic that they will make it.

  5. Michelle Leonhart:

    This behavior is not acceptable, it is my hope that the additional training and guidance we have provided to all personnel - particularly those stationed overseas - will prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.


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