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habitude


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Habitude  \Hab"i*tude\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  habitudo  condition.  See 
  {Habit}.] 
  1.  Habitual  attitude;  usual  or  accustomed  state  with 
  reference  to  something  else;  established  or  usual 
  relations.  --South. 
 
  The  same  ideas  having  immutably  the  same  habitudes 
  one  to  another.  --Locke. 
 
  The  verdict  of  the  judges  was  biased  by  nothing  else 
  than  ?heir  habitudes  of  thinking.  --Landor. 
 
  2.  Habitual  association,  intercourse,  or  familiarity. 
 
  To  write  well  one  must  have  frequent  habitudes  with 
  the  best  company.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Habit  of  body  or  of  action  --Shak. 
 
  It  is  impossible  to  gain  an  exact  habitude  without 
  an  infinite  ?umber  of  acts  and  perpetual  practice. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  habitude 
  n  :  habitual  mode  of  behavior 




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