negritude

noun
ne·​gri·​tude | \ ˈne-grə-ˌtüd , ˈnē-, -ˌtyüd \

Definition of negritude

1 : a consciousness of and pride in the cultural and physical aspects of African heritage
2 : the state or condition of being a black person

First Known Use of negritude

1950, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for negritude

French négritude, from nègre Negro + -i- + -tude

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