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demeanor
used in The Magic Mountain

6 uses
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Definition
the manner in which a person behaves
  • But since he was now prepared for it, he maintained his demeanor and afterward found he was quite satisfied with his behavior.
    4.3 - He Tries Out His Conversational French (71% in)
  • Hans Castorp had already taken his seat when the fellow entered, his chin sunk against his chest as he walked, and took his place without a glance at anyone, showing by his demeanor that he absolutely did not wish to be introduced to the new guest.
    3.2 - Breakfast (53% in)
  • It was translated almost word for word from the French, with even the original syntax perfectly preserved, lending a certain demeanor and titillating elegance to its exposition of a philosophy of physical love and debauchery, all in a spirit of worldly, life-affirming paganism.
    5.7 - Research (29% in)
  • At least, to judge from her demeanor, that was Frau Stohr's moral reaction to the matter.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (32% in)
  • He also told anyone who would listen that his cousin was returning, and all those who knew Joachim were both sad and happy to hear the news, and were sincere in both emotions, because Joachim's orderly, chivalrous demeanor had won him general goodwill; and a common response, though left unspoken, was that Joachim was the best of the lot up here.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (8% in)
  • But on all sides there were people willing to help him get through them; the general regard in which his orderly demeanor was held manifested itself in visits from near and far.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (19% in)

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