Definition of habitude in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhabəˌt(y)o͞od/


A habitual tendency or way of behaving.
Example sentences
  • Our pragmatic dealings with our social environment remain ontologically prior to the intellectual habitudes that have traditionally fascinated Western philosophers such as Plato, Descartes, and Kant.
  • I smiled wryly at my insomniac habitude and looked out at the window again.


Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin habitudo, from habere 'have' (compare with habit).

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Syllabification: hab·i·tude

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