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Word of the Day 1/19/14 Mien

Mien (noun)
mien [meen]


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

Can be confused: mean

Synonyms
appearance, look; carriage.

Origin: 1505–15; probably aphetic variant of obsolete demean bearing, demean ; spelled with -ie- to distinguish it from mean

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