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attitude

at·ti·tude

attitude

 
 
pronunciation:
ae tih tud
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling or mental state in regard to something or someone.
His attitude toward the proposal was strongly negative.Her poor performance in school is largely due to her attitude, not to her abilities.She was aloof at first, but her attitude towards me seems to be changing.
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synonyms:
disposition, feeling, outlook, view
similar words:
height, impression, mentality, opinion, orientation, posture, pulse, reaction, sentiment, tone, viewpoint, will
definition 2: position of the body.
He stood in a rigid attitude.
synonyms:
demeanor, posture, stance
similar words:
appearance, bearing, carriage, deportment, mien, poise, pose
derivation: attitudinal (adj.)
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