noun hab·i·tude \ˈha-bə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of HABITUDE

archaic :  native or essential character
obsolete :  habitual association
a :  habitual disposition or mode of behavior or procedure
b :  custom

Examples of HABITUDE

  1. <a lifelong habitude for talking too much>
  2. <contrary to his long-established habitude, he forwent his morning constitutional in favor of a leisurely breakfast>

First Known Use of HABITUDE

14th century


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