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Habitude definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HAB'ITUDE, n. [L. habitudo, from habitus.]
1. Relation; respect; state with regard to something else. [Little used.]
2. Frequent intercourse; familiarity. [Not usual.]
To write well, one must have frequent habitudes with the best company.
3. Customary manner or mode of life; repetition of the same acts; as the habitudes of fowls or insects.
4. Custom; habit.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: habitual mode of behavior

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century 1. archaic native or essential character 2. obsolete habitual association 3. a. habitual disposition or mode of behavior or procedure b. custom

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a mental or bodily disposition. 2 a custom or tendency. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L habitudo -dinis f. habere habit- have

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Habitude Hab"i*tude, n. [F., fr. L. habitudo condition. See Habit.] 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. --Dryden.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Custom, usage, practice, wont. See habit.



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