habitude

noun
hab·​i·​tude | \ ˈha-bə-ˌtüd How to pronounce habitude (audio) , -ˌtyüd \

Definition of habitude

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

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Examples of habitude in a Sentence

a lifelong habitude for talking too much 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 2

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The first known use of habitude was in the 14th century

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“Habitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/habitude. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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