De*port"ment (?), n. [F. d'eportement misconduct, OF., demeanor. See Deport.]

Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of acting; conduct; carrige; especially, manner of acting with respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior; demeanor; bearing.

The gravity of his deportment carried him safe through many difficulties. Swift.

 

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