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BEHAVIOR

In moral theology all the activity of a human being. More specifically, it is the way a person acts under given circumstances, with the implication that he or she might have acted differently and therefore chose to do what was done or not done. Behavior is observable human activity.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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