What does Behavior mean?

Definitions for Behaviorbɪˈheɪv yər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Behavior.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings(noun)

    manner of acting or controlling yourself

  2. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances

    "the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments"

  3. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(noun)

    (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

  4. behavior, behaviour(noun)

    (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation

Wiktionary

  1. behavior(Noun)

    The way a living creature behaves or acts.

  2. behavior(Noun)

    The way a device or system operates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behavior(noun)

    manner of behaving, whether good or bad; mode of conducting one's self; conduct; deportment; carriage; -- used also of inanimate objects; as, the behavior of a ship in a storm; the behavior of the magnetic needle

Freebase

  1. Behavior

    Behavior or behaviour is the range of actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Behavior

    The observable response a person makes to any situation.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Behavior in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Behavior in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.

  2. Said Kafrashi:

    The family plays a role here, in light of the individual's behavior, the family needs to change their behavior too.

  3. Maxwell Maltz:

    The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.

  4. Bill Cosby:

    No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.

  5. David Conroy:

    Behavior change techniques are the tools that have emerged out of decades-old research on behavior change which have shown some level of effectiveness at helping people to modify their behavior.

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