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Meaning of HABITUDE

Pronunciation:  'habi`tood

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  habitual mode of behavior

HABITUDE is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: daily round, pattern, practice, round



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hab"i*tude\, n. [F., fr. L. habitudo condition. See
1. Habitual attitude; usual or accustomed state with
   reference to something else; established or usual
   relations. --South.

         The same ideas having immutably the same habitudes
         one to another.                       --Locke.

         The verdict of the judges was biased by nothing else
         than ?heir habitudes of thinking.     --Landor.

2. Habitual association, intercourse, or familiarity.

         To write well, one must have frequent habitudes with
         the best company.                     --Dryden.

3. Habit of body or of action. --Shak.

         It is impossible to gain an exact habitude without
         an infinite ?umber of acts and perpetual practice.