-tude

noun suffix
\ ˌt(y)üd \

Definition of -tude

: state : condition : quality exactitude decrepitude negritude

History and Etymology for -tude

borrowed from Anglo-French, borrowed from Latin -tūdin-, -tūdō, suffix forming abstract nouns mostly from adjectives, of uncertain origin

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“-tude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-tude. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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