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Is this sentence correct?

"...in addition to frustrating other instinctive and comfort behaviours."

Or should it be "behaviour"?

Read this somewhere: “The dictionary says it is both countable and uncountable:

  1. (uncountable) the way that someone behaves.
  2. (countable) a particular way of behaving.”

As per the above, "behaviours" should be correct.

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  • What is the entire sentence? And note, behavior could be used. Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 21:45
  • This depends. Are you talking, collectively about behavior qualified as "instinctive and comfort", or about two different behaviors: "instinctive behavior" and "comfort behavior"?
    – Davo
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 21:46
  • With "other", you do need "behaviours" (or "behaviors") to be in the plural.
    – Gustavson
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 22:18
  • The answer to your body question is probably "No; 'instinctive behaviours' does not coordinate well with 'comfort behaviours'; compare *'wooden and steering wheels'. Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 22:32
  • Here is the entire sentence:"Intensive animal farming, in order to minimize costs and maximize profits, condemns farm animals to a miserable, unnatural crowded existence, denying them the freedom to turn around, groom, get up, lie down, stretch limbs, walk, be part of a family or herd, in addition to frustrating other instinctive and comfort behaviours." instinctive and comfort are two different behaviours - this answers the question I guess.
    – Ron
    Commented Mar 3, 2017 at 22:53

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