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behavior

be·hav·ior

behavior

 
 
pronunciation:
b heIv yr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the actions and reactions of a group, person, animal, or thing, either characteristically or under specific circumstances.
The experiment looks at certain aspects of human behavior.What is the behavior of carbon molecules when subjected to heat?
synonyms:
activity, conduct
similar words:
action, etiquette, habit, performance, reaction, response
definition 2: the way in which one behaves or conducts oneself.
Your child's behavior will have to improve or he will be asked to leave.His behavior at the party was embarrassing to his friends.
synonyms:
comportment, conduct, demeanor, deportment
similar words:
action, bearing, carriage, custom, habit, manner, practice, way
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associated with negative behavior
changing one's behavior
copying someone's behavior
similar to behavior
some actions in response to behavior
some influences on behavior
some kinds of behavior
some kinds of repeated behavior
some ways to influence behavior
study of behavior