position, posture, attitude(noun)
the arrangement of the body and its limbs
"he assumed an attitude of surrender"
carriage, bearing, posture(noun)
characteristic way of bearing one's body
"stood with good posture"
position, stance, posture(noun)
a rationalized mental attitude
military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture(verb)
capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
"we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture"
behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
"Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"
model, pose, sit, posture(verb)
assume a posture as for artistic purposes
"We don't know the woman who posed for Leonardo so often"
The way a person holds and positions their body.
A situation or condition.
One's attitude or the social or political position one takes towards an issue or another person.
The position of someone or something relative to another; position; situation.
to put one's body into a posture or series of postures, especially hoping that one will be noticed and admired
to pretend to have an opinion or a conviction
the position of the body; the situation or disposition of the several parts of the body with respect to each other, or for a particular purpose; especially (Fine Arts), the position of a figure with regard to the several principal members by which action is expressed; attitude
place; position; situation
state or condition, whether of external circumstances, or of internal feeling and will; disposition; mood; as, a posture of defense; the posture of affairs
to place in a particular position or attitude; to dispose the parts of, with reference to a particular purpose; as, to posture one's self; to posture a model
to assume a particular posture or attitude; to contort the body into artificial attitudes, as an acrobat or contortionist; also, to pose
fig.: To assume a character; as, to posture as a saint
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pos′tūr, n. the placing or position of the body, esp. of the parts of it with reference to each other: attitude: state or condition: disposition of mind.—v.t. to place in a particular manner.—v.i. to assume an affected manner.—ns. Pos′ture-mā′ker, Pos′ture-mas′ter, one who teaches or practises artificial postures of the body: an acrobat; Pos′turer, Pos′turist, an acrobat. [Fr.,—L. positura—ponĕre, positum, to place.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The position or attitude of the body.
petrous, pourest, pouters, proteus, Proteus, spouter, store up, troupes
The numerical value of posture in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of posture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's somewhat of a defensive posture and a reasonable posture before the beginning of the year.
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Today's ruling provides the perfect opportunity for the President to change his unproductive posture on this jobs-creating infrastructure project.
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