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Definitionthe manner in which a person behaves
- Mr. Dick had regularly assisted at our councils, with a meditative and sage demeanour.Chapters 19-21 (2% in)
- It reminded me of our old acquaintance; it seemed the natural sequel of it; it showed me that he was unchanged; it relieved me of any uneasiness I might have felt, in comparing my merits with his, and measuring my claims upon his friendship by any equal standard; above all, it was a familiar, unrestrained, affectionate demeanour that he used towards no one else.Chapters 19-21 (62% in)
- There was an obtrusive show of compassionate zeal in his voice and manner, more intolerable — at least to me — than any demeanour he could have assumed.Chapters 40-42 (74% in)
There are no more uses of "demeanor" in David Copperfield.
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