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deportment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deportment (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ellis Island opened to begin the processing of what would amount to more than 20 million immigrants to the United States in 1892. The immigration center was also used as a deportation station, and later, a Coast Guard Station, and then, a national park. Ellis Island is now a museum.
    • n Deportment Manner of deporting or demeaning one's self; manner of acting; conduct; carriage; especially, manner of acting with respect to the courtesies and duties of life; behavior; demeanor; bearing. "The gravity of his deportment carried him safe through many difficulties."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deportment Carriage or bearing in intercourse; manner of acting toward or before others; behavior; demeanor; conduct; management.
    • n deportment Synonyms Carriage, Conduct, etc. See behavior.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Deportment carriage, behaviour
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Quotations

  • James F. Cooper
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    “A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. déportement, misconduct, OF., demeanor. See Deport
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. deportārede, away, and portāre, -ātum, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

Members, who considered the description inapplicable to a person deported for sedition.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156., March 5, 1919" by Various
Grace had evidently been deeply hurt by Rupert's deportment.
"Miles Wallingford" by James Fenimore Cooper
That they will continue to deport themselves as dutiful subjects, and good men and women, we have no doubt.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
That they will continue to deport themselves as dutiful subjects, and good men and women, we have no doubt.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Grace in action and deportment is so essential, that it may almost be said to make all that is beautiful in beauty.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
Soon recovered however, she maintained a truly Christian deportment.
"Small Means and Great Ends" by Edited by Mrs. M. H. Adams
Some were officially deported.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
In the midst of all this there was hardly opportunity for that deportment which he meant to exercise.
"John Caldigate" by Anthony Trollope
The Emperor is taller, by almost the breadth of my nail, than any of his court, his features strong and masculine, and his deportment majestic.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII" by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
The fugitive must be retaken and retained, the rival deported, and, oh, Hilary Kincaid!
"Kincaid's Battery" by George W. Cable
Do not forget the delicacies of life, manner, speech, and deportment in the intimacy of daily companionship.
"A Woman of the World" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The latter assumes a Face of Sanctity, and covers a Multitude of Vices under a seeming Religious Deportment.
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
His deportment was certainly very refined and gentlemanly.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
Hugh de Chadwycke was a man of mild and grave deportment, but politic withal, and wary of counsel.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
Washington's deportment toward his wife was kind and respectful, but always dignified and courteous.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks
November 29 our government sent a protest to Germany against the deportation of Belgians.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
In our age, you have been deported.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Selina impassively obeyed, imitating as well as she could the deportment of an automaton; and went away.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
No doubt there will be a deportation order, and she will be sent back to Germany.
"Good Old Anna" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
There was insolence and swagger in their deportment towards Northern men.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
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In poetry:

Lovely in form, in features mild;
In thy deportment pure:
Zealous for right, e'en from a child,
A friend, both true and sure.
"To Miss Annie Eliza M'Namee" by David John Scott
Per melhs cobrir lo mal pes e.l cossire
chan e deport et ai joi e solatz;
e fatz esfortz car sai chantar ni rire,
car eu me mor e nul semblan no.n fatz;
e per Amor sui si apoderatz,
tot m'a vencut a forsa e batalha.
"Per mels cobrir lo mal pes (Anne)" by Bernard De Ventadorn

In news:

Yakima Municipal Court has adopted a new sentencing policy for petty criminals that will likely result in many more immigrants being deported.
Constant Deportations Lead to Days of Rage.
Fewer than expected are seeking to join President Obama's program to defer deportation.
Migrants from Sudan and Eritrea beaten, robbed and threatened with deportation.
The New York Mets and ESPN Deportes Nueva York 1050 AM today announced that the station will broadcast Mets games in Spanish for the 2013 season.
Gallery owner Jeff Edwards, 89, supports the administration's policy stopping the deportation of young people who came to the country illegally as children.
If you don't have the network, you can still catch the action on ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com, ESPN Mobile TV and ESPN International.
The policy would allow legal immigrants convicted of petty thefts or low-level drug cases to avoid deportation in exchange for longer jail sentences or other terms.
Anti -virus software founder John McAfee has arrived in Miami after being deported from Guatemala.
The Obama administration on Tuesday directed young illegal immigrants to fill out new forms and pay $465 if they want to apply under a new program that would let them avoid deportation and obtain a US work permit.
Undocumented immigrants seek deportation protection at Richmond summit.
Sanchez, who entered the country on a now-expired visitor visa from Peru, is facing deportation and remains in custody.
Norway police apologize for the Auschwitz deportation of Jews during World War II.
Guatemala to deport John McAfee to U.S. Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
David Cameron and the King of Jordan have reaffirmed their determination to find a way of securing the deportation from Britain of terror suspect Abu Qatada.
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In science:

To prevent this actuator from large axial effort, we placed two parallel gears deporting the motors relative to the axis vertebrae.
The eel-like robot
The exhausted IAU members still present and voting denied any wish for a recount, after being threatened with deportation to Florida.
Astrophysics in 2006
Another model for non–circular grains has been proposed by Mustoe and DePorter .
Simulation of rotating drum experiments using non-circular particles
DB is supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and MG in part by the US Dept. of Energy, and in part by the Spanish Ministerio de Educaci ´on, Cultura y Deporte, under program SAB2011-0074.
The strong coupling from tau decays without prejudice
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