Definition of comportment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

comportment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəmˈpɔːtmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɔːrtmənt//
 
[uncountable](formal)
 
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the way in which somebody/something behaves She won admiration for her comportment during the trial. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French comportement, from the verb comporter, from Latin comportare, from com- ‘together’ + portare ‘carry, bear’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: comportment