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Another word for bearing

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Noun
  1. Behavior through which one reveals one's personality

    See also:

    style

    be

  2. The compass direction in which a ship or an aircraft moves

    See also:

    approach

  3. One's place and direction relative to one's surroundings.

    See also:

    place

Another word for bearing

Synonym Study

  • Manner is applied to customary or distinctive attitude, actions, speech, etc. and, in the plural, refers to behavior conforming with polite conventions
  • Deportment refers to one's behavior with reference to standards of conduct or social conventions
  • Mien , a literary word, refers to bearing and manner, esp. as reflective of one's character or emotional state a man of melancholy mien
  • Demeanor refers to behavior as expressing one's attitude or a specified personality trait a demure demeanor
  • Carriage , also applied to posture, specif. stresses the physical aspects of a person's bearing an erect carriage
  • Bearing , denoting manner of carrying or conducting oneself, refers to characteristic physical and mental posture