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1. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment).

Synonyms

  • accommodation
  • tightening
  • alteration
  • adaptation
  • loosening
  • tune
  • adjustment
  • change

Antonyms

  • loosening
  • disappearance
  • appearance
  • beginning

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

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  • deinstitutionalization
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  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word behavior-modification


1. Noun Phrase
Reeducating your taste buds is an exercise in behavior modification.

2. Noun Phrase
The ethics of controlling others is perhaps the overarching ethical concern of behavior modification in the workplace.

3. Noun Phrase
If increasing his activity doesn’t help, consult a trainer to help with behavior modification therapy.

4. Noun Phrase
Treatment for both OCD and separation anxiety primarily involves behavior modification and desensitization.

2. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] slightly modified copy; not an exact copy.

Antonyms

  • success

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

3. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase.

Synonyms

  • limiting
  • restrictiveness
  • grammatical relation
  • apposition

Antonyms

  • allopatry
  • sympatry
  • absence
  • stay

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

4. modification

noun. ['ˌmɑːdəfəˈkeɪʃən'] an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another.

Synonyms

  • damage
  • transformation
  • nascency
  • detachment
  • moderation
  • increase
  • shimmer
  • vagary
  • development
  • alteration
  • separation
  • sublimation
  • harm
  • retardation
  • lessening
  • destabilization
  • deformation
  • chromosomal mutation
  • acceleration
  • change
  • mutation
  • deceleration
  • sparkling
  • variation
  • surprise
  • occurrent
  • shift
  • avulsion
  • breakup
  • expiry
  • revolution
  • play
  • transition
  • decrease
  • impairment
  • decease
  • loss of consciousness
  • sex change
  • transmutation
  • scintillation
  • natural event
  • fluctuation
  • drop-off
  • conversion
  • birth
  • nativity
  • genetic mutation
  • happening
  • relief
  • slowing
  • easing
  • twinkle
  • break
  • nascence
  • death

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • increase
  • acceleration
  • deceleration
  • death

Etymology

  • modification (French)
  • modificatio (Latin)

5. behavior

noun. ['bɪˈheɪvjɝ'] manner of acting or controlling yourself.

Synonyms

  • aggression
  • dirty tricks
  • behaviour
  • offense
  • discourtesy
  • the way of the world
  • bohemianism
  • activity
  • dirty pool
  • offensive activity
  • the ways of the world
  • doings
  • easiness
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • informality
  • formality
  • courtesy
  • discourtesy

6. behavior

noun. ['bɪˈheɪvjɝ'] (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people.

Synonyms

  • improperness
  • behaviour
  • demeanour
  • deportment
  • personal manner
  • manners
  • correctitude
  • propriety
  • demeanor
  • properness
  • swashbuckling
  • impropriety
  • citizenship
  • trait
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • propriety
  • properness
  • impropriety
  • decorousness

7. behavior

noun. ['bɪˈheɪvjɝ'] the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances.

Synonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • correctness
  • indecency

8. behavior

noun. ['bɪˈheɪvjɝ'] (psychology) the aggregate of the responses or reactions or movements made by an organism in any situation.

Synonyms

  • territoriality
  • behaviour

Antonyms

  • decency
  • decorum
  • appropriateness
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