HyperDic: attitude

English > 4 senses of the word attitude:
NOUNcognitionattitude, mental attitudea complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways
attributeattitude, position, posturethe arrangement of the body and its limbs
actattitudea theatrical pose created for effect
relationattitudeposition of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)
attitude > pronunciation
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English > attitude: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways / ways.
Example"he had the attitude that work was fun"
Synonymmental attitude
Narrowercredence, acceptanceThe mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
cultureThe attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social ... / social group or organization
defensive, defensive attitudeAn attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase 'on the defensive')
disrespectA disrespectful mental attitude
hardballA no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
high horseAn attitude of arrogant superiority
inclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
intoleranceunwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
irreverenceAn irreverent mental attitude
mentality, outlook, mindset, mind-setA habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
orientationAn integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
paternalismThe attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good
position, stance, postureA rationalized mental attitude
respect, esteem, regardAn attitude of admiration or esteem
reverenceA reverent mental attitude
southernismAn attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)
tolerancewillingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishactitud, disposición, postura
Catalanactitud, disposició, postura
Adjectivesattitudinalof or relating to attitudes
English > attitude: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe arrangement of the body and its limbs.
Example"he assumed an attitude of surrender"
Synonymsposition, posture
Attributeserect, vertical, uprightupright in position or posture
unerectnot upright in position or posture
Narrowerasana(Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)
ballet positionClassical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet
decubitusA reclining position (as in a bed)
ectopiaAbnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
eversionThe position of being turned outward
guardA posture of defence in boxing or fencing
lithotomy positionA position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart
lotus positionA sitting position with the legs crossed
missionary positionA position for sexual intercourse
order armsA position in the manual of arms
poseA posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
presentation(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal
sprawl, sprawlingAn ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
stanceStanding posture
tuck(sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Spanishactitud, ademán, posición, postura
Catalanactitud, posat, posició, positura, postura
Verbsattitudiniseassume certain affected attitudes
English > attitude: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA theatrical pose created for effect.
Example"the actor struck just the right attitude"
Broaderaffectation, mannerism, pose, affectednessA deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
Spanishpostura
Catalanpositura, postura
Verbsattitudinize, attitudiniseassume certain affected attitudes
English > attitude: 4 senses > noun 4, relation
MeaningPosition of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion).
Narrowertrimattitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
BroaderorientationPosition or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

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