Definition of deportment :
Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior; demeanor; bearing.
behavior (part of speech: noun)
- The lady who now entered was of majestic deportment, with firmness and dignity in every movement, at the same time that there was much feminine beauty in her features; for, although they had much passed their prime, they yet retained a large portion of those charms for which she had once been celebrated, without any of the disfiguring marks of old age. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
- At the other end of the school was a large looking- glass, which he told Barbara was to enable the pupils to observe their deportment; but she noticed that he always stood in the middle of the ring, where he watched his own actions with great pleasure. - "Barbara in Brittany", E. A. Gillie.
- There are many contemporary reports of Sir Walter Raleigh's deportment at this final moment of his life. - "Raleigh", Edmund Gosse.