American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of behavior.
- n. the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
- n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
- n. (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation
- n. manner of acting or controlling yourself
- From behave + -iour, apparently in simulation of haviour, havior, havour. Compare Scots havings ("behaviour"), from have ("to behave"). (Wiktionary)
“Firstly they are being asked to lie by saying that they have arrived when they havent-this forms a discipline offence and anyone who encourages this behaviour is also liable to discipline”
“Thinking about how one's children/grandchildren would think about his or her behaviour is an excellent filter for how we should act (though, not the ONLY one people should rely on, imo).”
“They have no insight that their behaviour is actually problematic.”
“If her behaviour is any indication of the type of president she could have been then case closed - Hillary you never had a chance.”
“This behaviour is the act of an insecure idiot who can only feel good about himself by knocking people down.”
“This behaviour is there at the outset too, it's not as if we see it growing and have some reference of caring to point back to in them.”
“Induce people all to want the same thing, hate the same things, feel the same threat, then their behaviour is already captive – you have acquired your consumers or your cannon-fodder.”
“If she wishes to repeatedly use disparaging terminology, repeatedly suggest ideological blindness, and ideologically driven attempts to control information then I will inform her that her behaviour is the exact opposite of what this list requires of guests.”
“In its weekly Internet newsletter on Friday, the ANC once again released a statement, first issued earlier this week, in which it labelled her behaviour as "regrettable".”
“Erasmus said his support of the policies of the former government was partly a result of his conservative upbringing, but also because of what he described as the behaviour of radicals.”
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