[ hab-i-tood, -tyood ]
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  1. customary condition or character: a healthy mental habitude.

  2. a habit or custom: traditional habitudes of kindliness and courtesy.

  1. Obsolete. familiar relationship.

Origin of habitude

1375–1425; late Middle English <Middle French <Latin habitūdō.See habit1, -tude

Other words from habitude

  • hab·i·tu·di·nal, adjective

Words Nearby habitude

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How to use habitude in a sentence

  • "It's never so hot on the water, Mrs. Merritt," said Mrs. Alger, with the instructiveness of an old habitude.

    Dr. Breen's Practice | William Dean Howells

British Dictionary definitions for habitude


/ (ˈhæbɪˌtjuːd) /

  1. rare habit or tendency

Derived forms of habitude

  • habitudinal, adjective

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