attitudinal

adjective
at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal | \ˌa-tə-ˈtü-də-nəl, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of attitudinal 

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

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attitudinally \ -​ə-​lē \ adverb

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This means there could be less identity and attitudinal cohesiveness within this category, compared with the other two categories. Alastair Iain Johnston, Washington Post, "Beijing wants Taiwanese to identify as Chinese. But how do Taiwanese really feel?," 4 June 2018 Giving all these obvious bits of business a welcome kick is some very funny dialogue, especially for the devilish Dewey, whose repartee deflates stuffy adults or attitudinal kids with equal snap. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "'School of Rock' gives upbeat lessons on growing up, finding your voice," 22 Mar. 2018 In a way, the attitudinal shift echoes Boston’s own changes. Julia Terruso, Philly.com, "From Boston with shrugs: Philadelphia Eagles fans aren't hated, or feared," 25 Jan. 2018 The real crime that night was that no amount of hard work, public service or attitudinal fortitude has spared this one man, raised by a domestic-servant widow in poverty, from being humiliated for the color of his skin. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "Bucks County Judge Clyde W. Waite was nearly arrested at his own home for being black. That's not OK. | Maria Panaritis," 1 Feb. 2018 This attitudinal change was anticipated centuries earlier by Aristotle’s surmise that the curved shadow of a lunar eclipse is that of a spherical Earth. Alan Hirshfeld, WSJ, "The Greatest Show on Earth," 11 Aug. 2017 The commitment of the Trump base to doing away with Obamacare is mainly attitudinal. Steve Kornacki, NBC News, "The Next Republican Uprising Is Underway," 27 Sep. 2017 Distressing attitudinal shifts also have occurred within German society. Sheri Berman, Washington Post, "Behind the ‘boring’ German election are four deeply disturbing trends," 24 Sep. 2017 Sonic Youth fans will be pleased to hear the elements of scuzz noise and high-art primitivism of that band injected into attitudinal riffs with sing-along charm of Talon's song. John Adamian, courant.com, "Grunge Pop Group Kino Kimino At Cafe Nine," 30 Aug. 2017

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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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attitudinal

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of attitudinal

: relating to, based on, or showing a person's opinions and feelings

attitudinal

adjective
at·​ti·​tu·​di·​nal | \ˌat-ə-ˈt(y)üd-nəl, -ᵊn-əl \

Medical Definition of attitudinal 

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

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