What does ATTITUDE mean?

Definitions for ATTITUDEˈæt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ATTITUDE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attitude, mental attitude(noun)

    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"

  2. position, posture, attitude(noun)

    the arrangement of the body and its limbs

    "he assumed an attitude of surrender"

  3. attitude(noun)

    a theatrical pose created for effect

    "the actor struck just the right attitude"

  4. attitude(noun)

    position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)

Wiktionary

  1. attitude(Noun)

    The position of the body or way of carrying oneself; posture.

    The ballet dancer walked with a graceful attitude, ...

  2. attitude(Noun)

    Disposition or state of mind.

    ... but had a lazy attitude to work.

  3. attitude(Noun)

    A negative, irritating, or irritated attitude; posturing.

  4. attitude(Noun)

    The orientation of an aircraft or other vehicle relative to the horizon, direction of motion etc.

    The airliner had to land with a nose-up attitude after the incident.

  5. attitude(Noun)

    A position similar to arabesque, but with the raised leg bent at the knee.

  6. attitude(Verb)

    To act with a strong attitude.

  7. attitude(Verb)

    To assume or to place in a particular position or orientation; to pose.

  8. attitude(Verb)

    To express an attitude through one's posture, bearing, tone of voice, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attitude(noun)

    the posture, action, or disposition of a figure or a statue

  2. Attitude(noun)

    the posture or position of a person or an animal, or the manner in which the parts of his body are disposed; position assumed or studied to serve a purpose; as, a threatening attitude; an attitude of entreaty

  3. Attitude(noun)

    fig.: Position as indicating action, feeling, or mood; as, in times of trouble let a nation preserve a firm attitude; one's mental attitude in respect to religion

Freebase

  1. Attitude

    An attitude is an expression of favor or disfavor toward a person, place, thing, or event. Prominent psychologist Gordon Allport once described attitudes "the most distinctive and indispensable concept in contemporary social psychology.". Attitude can be formed from a person's past and present. In lay language, attitude may refer to the distinct concept of mood, or be especially synonymous with teenage rebellion.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Attitude

    at′ti-tūd, n. posture, or position: gesture: any condition of things or relation of persons viewed as expressing some thought, feeling, &c.—adj. Attitud′inal.—n. Attitudinā′rian, one who studies attitudes.—v.i. Attitud′inise, to assume affected attitudes.—n. Attitudinī′ser.—To strike an attitude, to assume a position or figure to indicate a feeling or emotion not really felt. [Fr. or It. from L. aptitudin-em, aptus, fit.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Attitude

    An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. attitude

    The position of a body as determined by the inclination of the axes to some frame of reference. If not otherwise specified, this frame of reference is fixed to the Earth.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ATTITUDE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1773

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ATTITUDE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1648

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ATTITUDE' in Nouns Frequency: #408

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ATTITUDE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ATTITUDE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Huang Dafang:

    Consumer attitude is one thing, but the government attitude is even more important.

  2. David Seres:

    His attitude toward this kind of food is a little worrisome, he is not what I would call an ideal role model in eating and his attitude toward nutrition in general.

  3. Eric Chu:

    The 21st century is a time of cooperation, not a time of resistance, we must use a healthy attitude, a positive attitude to welcome the age of cooperation between our two sides.

  4. Napolean Hill:

    Your mental attitude is someting you can control outright and you must use self-discipline until you create a Positive Mental Attitude -- your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are.

  5. Julie Mead:

    Miranda makes cancer look easy. It’s anything but easy. What she goes through, people have no idea, but her attitude and her big smile, she just keeps putting one foot in front of the other, i asked her, ‘Do you ever get down?’ And she said, ‘Nope, we just have to keep going.’ That attitude makes it so much easier for everyone around her. She turns into the cheerleader for us.

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