You can tell a lot about a person by the way they carry themselves. Then again you can also fake confidence based on how you position your body. The vocab word today revolves all around body language. The word is…
Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘bearing’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.
(n.) a person’s way of standing or moving
also can refer to carrying or tolerating something (v)
- Language of Origin: Old Norse
- bera = “carry, bring, bear, endure”
- Straightforward sentence: I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to bear all the stress that went with planning the event.
- Sentence from the chapter: “…his embarrassments departed, and gave place to an easy and confident bearing.” (p. 177)
- Other forms: bear (v.)
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