consuetude

noun
con·​sue·​tude | \ ˈkän(t)-swi-ˌtüd How to pronounce consuetude (audio) , kən-ˈsü-ə-, -ˌtyüd \

Definition of consuetude

: social usage : custom

Other Words from consuetude

consuetudinary \ ˌkän(t)-​swi-​ˈtü-​də-​ˌner-​ē How to pronounce consuetude (audio) , kən-​ˌsü-​ə-​ , -​ˈtyü-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of consuetude

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consuetude

Middle English, from Latin consuetudo — more at custom

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“Consuetude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consuetude. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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