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behavior

be·hav·ior

behavior

 
 
pronunciation:
b heIv yr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the typical actions of a person, animal, thing, or group.
Crying a lot is normal behavior for babies.We are studying animal behavior in our class.
synonyms:
conduct
similar words:
action, habit, performance, reaction, response
definition 2: the way a person or thing acts or does something.
Her mother gave her a reward for her good behavior.His behavior at the party embarrassed his wife.
synonyms:
conduct
similar words:
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