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attitudinarian

[ at-i-tood-n-air-ee-uhn, -tyood- ]
/ ˌæt ɪˌtud nˈɛər i ən, -ˌtyud- /
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noun

a person who assumes attitudes or poses for effect.

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Origin of attitudinarian

1745–55; attitudin- (see attitude; by analogy with nouns ending in the Latin suffix -tūdō, stem -tūdin--tude) + -arian

OTHER WORDS FROM attitudinarian

at·ti·tu·di·nar·i·an·ism, noun

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