HyperDic: behavior

English > 4 senses of the word behavior:
NOUNactbehavior, behaviour, conduct, doingsmanner of acting or controlling yourself
statebehavior, behaviourthe action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
attributebehavior, demeanor, demeanour, behaviour, conduct, deportment(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
actbehavior, behaviour(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation
behavior > pronunciation
Soundsbihhhey'vyer
Rhymesbustier ... Xavier: 32 rhymes with yer...
English > behavior: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningmanner of acting or controlling yourself.
Synonymsbehaviour, conduct, doings
Narroweraggressiondeliberately unfriendly behavior
bohemianismconduct characteristic of a bohemian
dirty poolconduct that is unfair or unethical or unsportsmanlike
dirty tricksunderhand commercial or political behavior designed to discredit an opponent
discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activityA lack of politeness
easinessThe quality of being easy in behavior or style
the way of the world, the ways of the worldThe manner in which people typically behave or things typically happen
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishactuación, comportamiento, conducta
Catalanactuació, comportament, conducta
Adjectivesbehavioral, behaviouralof or relating to behavior / behavior
English > behavior: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances.
Example"the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments"
Synonymbehaviour
Broaderaction, activity, activenessThe state of being active
Spanishcomportamiento, conducta
Catalancomportament, conducta
English > behavior: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaning(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.
Synonymsdemeanor, demeanour, behaviour, conduct, deportment
Narrowercitizenshipconduct as a citizen
impropriety, impropernessAn improper demeanor
manner, personal mannerA way of acting or behaving
mannerssocial deportment
propriety, properness, correctitudecorrect or appropriate behavior
swashbucklingflamboyantly reckless and boastful behavior
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Spanishcomportamiento, conducta, maneras, modales, proceder
Catalancomportament, conducta, maneres, modals, posat
English > behavior: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation.
Synonymbehaviour
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
NarrowerterritorialityThe behavior of a male animal that defines and defends its territory
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishcomportamiento, conducta
Catalancomportament, conducta

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