attitudinize

[at-i-tood-n-ahyz, -tyood-]
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Also especially British, at·ti·tu·di·nise.

Origin of attitudinize

1775–85; attitudin- (see attitudinarian) + -ize
Related formsat·ti·tu·di·niz·er, noun
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Related Words for attitudinize

masquerade, pose

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British Dictionary definitions for attitudinize

attitudinize

attitudinise

verb
  1. (intr) to adopt a pose or opinion for effect; strike an attitude
Derived Formsattitudinizer or attitudiniser, noun
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Word Origin and History for attitudinize
v.

1784, from attitudinal + -ize. Related: Attitudinized; attitudinizing.

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