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comportment (n.)

"personal bearing, carriage, behavior, demeanor," 1590s, from Middle French comportement "bearing, behavior," from comporter (13c.) "to behave," from Latin comportare "to bring together, collect," from com "with, together" (see com-) + portare "to carry" (from PIE root *per- (2) "to lead, pass over")

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