CONDUCT By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. The performance of a person, either all the time, or at a particular event, typically as it acclimates to or veers away from societal status quos. CONDUCT: "His conduct was completely inappropriate for the company's holiday party." Related Psychology Terms PREDICTOR STATUS SYMBOL ALTERCASTING ALLOGROOMING COUNTERCULTURE EXPECTATION-STATES THEORY INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS PERCEPT RITE OF PASSAGE OCCUPATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CONDUCT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conduct/ (accessed July 27, 2017).