Example sentences for: demeanor

How can you use “demeanor” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I found her prim little Mona Lisa smirk and teasingly buttoned-up demeanor almost maddeningly sexy--more alluring by miles than the smeary-mouthed French sexpot.

  • He was "slight of stature, gentle of demeanor and passionate about human rights," according to the Post . In life, he had "seemed bright and open and full of promise."

  • The paper is struck by how far Gates' behavior is from "the usual cautious demeanor of business leaders visiting Washington," and finds him "roaring with indignation and disdain for those who question his business practices."

  • and saying with a serious demeanor, "Tell us about yourself."

  • "[A]fter all this time, a role that suits his rocklike demeanor perfectly and makes virtues of his expressive limitations" (Terrence Rafferty, The New Yorker ). Slow-paced and minimalist, the film is hailed as an anti-blockbuster: It "achieves a rare, and rarely earned, emotional depth ...


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