Associations to the word «Behavior»

Wiktionary

BEHAVIOR, noun. (uncountable) Human conduct relative to social norms.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (uncountable) The way a living creature behaves or acts generally.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (uncountable) (informal) A state of probation about one's conduct.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (countable) An instance of the way a living creature behaves.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (countable) (uncountable) (biology) (psychology) Observable response produced by an organism.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (uncountable) The way a device or system operates.

Dictionary definition

BEHAVIOR, noun. Manner of acting or controlling yourself.
BEHAVIOR, 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".
BEHAVIOR, noun. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.
BEHAVIOR, noun. (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation.

Wise words

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Noam Chomsky