Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun behavior

4 senses of behavior

Sense 1
behavior, behaviour, conduct, doings -- (manner of acting or controlling yourself)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
behavior, behaviour -- (the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances; "the behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments")
       => action, activity, activeness -- (the state of being active; "his sphere of activity"; "he is out of action")

Sense 3
demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment -- ((behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people)
       => trait -- (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Sense 4
behavior, behaviour -- ((psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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