His demeanor, in fact, strangely mimics that of his aircraft: robotic.
In her demeanor, Rebekah Brooks would seem to be a new phenomenon—a person unable to conceal the depths of her self-satisfaction.
Commenting on his vanilla—some might even say “hokey”—demeanor, my wife said he reminded her of the father on Leave It to Beaver.
Roseanne Barr had an answer for outsized emphasis on beauty and demeanor.
As you'd predict, the Buzzfeed list of ways to anger Canadians is appropriately reflective of the Canadian demeanor.
What amused him most was the demeanor of Mr. Forbes; he had expected vituperations from him at every point of his confession.
"I know it from your face, your demeanor all the time, whatever you're doing," he said.
But you express a kind of superb weariness, and yet occasional flashes of excitement are in your talk and demeanor.
His manners and demeanor were extremely modest and unobtrusive.
A sly impulse, suggested probably by Halstead's demeanor, prompted me to play 'possum and pretend that I had not waked this time.
late 15c., from obsolete Middle English demean "handle, manage, conduct," later "behave in a certain way" (early 14c.), from Old French demener (11c.) "to guide, conduct; to live, dwell," from de- "completely" (see de-) + mener "to lead, direct," from Latin minare "to threaten," in Late Latin "to drive (a herd of animals);" see menace. Sense in English evolved from notion of "conduct, manage" (oneself). Spelling changed by influence of nouns in -or, -our.