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Definition 1: a theatrical pose created for effect - [noun denoting act]

Samples where attitude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the actor struck just the right attitude

(attitude is a kind of ...) a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display

Definition 2: the arrangement of the body and its limbs - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where attitude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he assumed an attitude of surrender

Synonyms for attitude in the sense of this definition

(attitude is a kind of ...) an attribute of the body

(... is a kind of attitude ) a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command

(... is a kind of attitude ) (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

(... is a kind of attitude ) standing posture

(... is a kind of attitude ) an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

(... is a kind of attitude ) a posture of defence in boxing or fencing

"keep your guard up"

(... is a kind of attitude ) (Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)

(... is a kind of attitude ) abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)

(... is a kind of attitude ) (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal

"Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations"

(... is a kind of attitude ) a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

(... is a kind of attitude ) a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples

(... is a kind of attitude ) a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga

(... is a kind of attitude ) a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination

(... is a kind of attitude ) the position of being turned outward

"the eversion of the foot"

(... is a kind of attitude ) a reclining position (as in a bed)

(... is a kind of attitude ) classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet

(... are attributes of attitude) upright in position or posture

"an erect stature" "erect flower stalks" "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression" "a column still vertical amid the ruins" "he sat bolt upright"

(... are attributes of attitude) not upright in position or posture

Definition 3: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where attitude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had the attitude that work was fun

Synonyms for attitude in the sense of this definition

(attitude is a kind of ...) the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

(... is a kind of attitude ) an irreverent mental attitude

(... is a kind of attitude ) a reverent mental attitude

(... is a kind of attitude ) a disrespectful mental attitude

(... is a kind of attitude ) an attitude of admiration or esteem

"she lost all respect for him"

(... is a kind of attitude ) unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

(... is a kind of attitude ) willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

(... is a kind of attitude ) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

"he had an inclination to give up too easily" "a tendency to be too strict"

(... is a kind of attitude ) a rationalized mental attitude

(... is a kind of attitude ) the attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good

(... is a kind of attitude ) a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations

(... is a kind of attitude ) an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)

(... is a kind of attitude ) an attitude of arrogant superiority

"get off your high horse and admit you are wrong"

(... is a kind of attitude ) a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics

"they play hardball in the Senate"

(... is a kind of attitude ) an attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')

(... is a kind of attitude ) the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

"the developing drug culture" "the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture"

(... is a kind of attitude ) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true

"he gave credence to the gossip" "acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years"

(... is a kind of attitude ) an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

Definition 4: position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion) - [noun denoting linkdef]

(attitude is a kind of ...) position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

(... is a kind of attitude ) attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation

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