at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal | \ ˌa-tə-ˈtü-də-nəl How to pronounce attitudinal (audio) , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of attitudinal

: relating to, based on, or expressive of personal attitudes or feelings attitudinal judgment

Other Words from attitudinal

attitudinally \ ˌa-​tə-​ˈtü-​də-​nə-​lē How to pronounce attitudinal (audio) , -​ˈtyü-​ \ adverb

Examples of attitudinal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Beyond the riot, opinions on the standard-bearers split each party along demographic and attitudinal lines. Sofi Sinozich, ABC News, 3 May 2022 Wilder’s play, an absurdist survey of humankind’s remarkable endurance through all manner of cataclysm across the ages, doesn’t need the layers of attitudinal commentary Blain-Cruz adds. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2022 Was his influence maybe more attitudinal from afar? David Marchesephoto Illustration By Bráulio Amado, New York Times, 30 Jan. 2022 Disabled people face barriers that are physical, not just emotional or attitudinal. Andrew Pulrang, Forbes, 22 June 2021 Even with these improvements, significant attitudinal barriers still exist in some cases around people with disabilities wanting to enter science and technology fields. Debra Ruh, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 Other services offer more attitudinal, even existential support. Todd Gilchrist, Variety, 11 Nov. 2021 In some cases, this leaves research to tackle the attitudinal and motivational viewpoints of the consumer. Paul Talbot, Forbes, 22 Oct. 2021 Abena is a fantastic performer, shooting Adenikeh’s cultural-ladder-climbing through with a kind of physical and attitudinal canniness. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 12 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of attitudinal

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for attitudinal

attitude + -inal (as in aptitudinal, from Latin aptitudin-, aptitudo)

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The first known use of attitudinal was in 1818

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12 May 2022

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“Attitudinal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal | \ ˌat-ə-ˈt(y)üd-nəl, -ᵊn-əl How to pronounce attitudinal (audio) \

Medical Definition of attitudinal

: relating to, based on, or expressive of personal attitudes or feelings attitudinal responses of college students

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