(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. pl. conduct, behavior, deportment; courtesy, politeness. See fashion.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Personal behavior]
Syn. conduct, deportment, bearing; see behavior 1 .
2. [Polite behavior]
Syn. etiquette, decorum, refinement, good manners; see courtesy 1 , culture 3 , elegance 1 .
See Synonym Study at bearing .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
courtesy, civilities, decorum, graciousness, etiquette, politeness, formalities, social graces, good form, refinement, gentility. ''The final and perfect flower of noble character.''—William Winter. ''The art of making those people easy with whom we converse.''—Jonathan Swift. ''Oil that lubricates social contacts.''—Leon Harrison.
ANT.: rudeness, bad manners, impoliteness, roughness

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