habitude

noun hab·i·tude \ ˈha-bə-ˌtüd , -ˌtyüd \

Definition of habitude

1 archaic : native or essential character
2 obsolete : habitual association
3 a : habitual disposition or mode of behavior or procedure
b : custom

Examples of habitude in a Sentence

  1. a lifelong habitude for talking too much

  2. contrary to his long-established habitude, he forwent his morning constitutional in favor of a leisurely breakfast

First Known Use of habitude

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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