One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his greying hair and tanned complexion accentuated his distinguished bearing’
posture, comportment, carriage, gait, stance
2‘she has a rather regal bearing’
demeanour, manner, air, aspect, attitude, behaviour, mien, countenance, guise, cast, look, feel, style
3‘being successful in battle has an important bearing on natural selection’
relevance, relevancy, significance, pertinence, connection, relation, aptness, appositeness, germaneness, importance, import, application
4‘the point is on a bearing of 315°’
direction, orientation, course, trajectory, heading, tack, path, line, run
5‘his arrogance goaded her beyond bearing’
endurance, endurability, tolerance, tolerability, acceptance, acceptability, sufferance, manageability
6bearings‘I lost my bearings in those country lanes’
orientation, sense of direction
whereabouts, location, position, situation, track, way
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