-tude

noun suffix

ˌt(y)üd
: state : condition : quality
exactitude
decrepitude
negritude

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“-tude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-tude. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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