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  Definition of attitude
  1. a theatrical pose created for effect; "the actor struck just the right attitude"
  2. position or arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
  3. a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
  4. position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)
Similar Words: position, posture, mental attitude

 

Hyponyms: order arms, ballet position, decubitus, eversion, lithotomy position, lotus position, pose, presentation, ectopia, asana, guard, sprawl, sprawling, stance, tuck, credence, acceptance, culture, defensive, defensive attitude, hardball, high horse, southernism, mentality, outlook, mindset, mind-set, paternalism, position, posture, inclination, disposition, tendency, tolerance, intolerance, respect, esteem, regard, disrespect, reverence, irreverence, orientation, trim

 

Attributes: erect, vertical, upright, unerect

 

Derivational Morphology: attitudinize, attitudinise, model, pose, sit, posture

 

 
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