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attitudinize

[at-i-tood-n-ahyz, -tyood-] /ˌæt ɪˈtud nˌaɪz, -ˈtyud-/
verb (used without object), attitudinized, attitudinizing.
1.
to assume attitudes; pose for effect.
Also, especially British, attitudinise.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; attitudin- (see attitudinarian) + -ize
Related forms
attitudinizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for attitudinise

attitudinize

/ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to adopt a pose or opinion for effect; strike an attitude
Derived Forms
attitudinizer, attitudiniser, noun
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Word Origin and History for attitudinise

attitudinize

v.

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

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