aokugi (aokugi) wrote in 1word1day,

mien / meen
1. air, bearing, or demeanor, as showing character, feeling, etc.: a man of noble mien.

Example: The young man's confident mien impressed the interviewers.

Origin: 1505–15; probably aphetized variant of obsolete demean (bearing); spelled with -ie- to distinguish it from mean
Tags: m, noun

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