at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal ˌa-tə-ˈtü-də-nəl How to pronounce attitudinal (audio)
: relating to, based on, or expressive of personal attitudes or feelings
attitudinal judgment
attitudinally adverb

Examples of attitudinal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Surveys help collect attitudinal data and measure people’s perceptions of their financial behavior. Shyam Pradheep, Forbes, 17 July 2023 There would be precedent for that sort of attitudinal shift. Noah Rothman, National Review, 12 June 2023 In conclusion, the disabled community has been working tirelessly to break down attitudinal barriers and create more inclusive spaces in all areas of life, including fashion. Keely Cat-Wells, Forbes, 21 Mar. 2023 Rosalía has evolved from flamenco experimentalist to international deconstructionist, grabbing elements from Latin traditions such as bachata and reggaetón, and infusing them with some of the attitudinal signatures and touchstones of Japanese and Korean culture. Carrie Battan, The New Yorker, 17 Mar. 2022 For many Disabled people, traditional employment opportunities can be limited due to physical, communication, attitudinal and social barriers. Keely Cat-Wells, Rolling Stone, 9 Mar. 2023 Critics have lost authority (especially in the internet age), so S&S added ivory-tower attitudinal ballast — gatekeepers who are also social activists. Armond White, National Review, 7 Dec. 2022 There’s also been an attitudinal shift among women racers. Laine Higgins, WSJ, 1 Nov. 2022 Trials are happening all around the country, but Red Bull competitors understand that there’s a difference between the structured athletic competition to be offered at the Olympics and the artistic, attitudinal performances at the Red Bull event. . Los Angeles Times, 18 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of attitudinal was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Attitudinal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal ˌat-ə-ˈt(y)üd-nəl, -ᵊn-əl How to pronounce attitudinal (audio)
: relating to, based on, or expressive of personal attitudes or feelings
attitudinal responses of college students

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