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Synonyms for behaviorbɪˈheɪv 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, behavior

  2. behavior, behaviour(noun)

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

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

  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, behavior

  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, behavior

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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. behavior(n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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