: habitspecifically: body build and constitution especially as related to predisposition to disease
Examples of habitus in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBy promoting a habitus of keeping our distance, the virus may complete the triumph of solo living.
Frank Trentmann, The New Republic, 10 Aug. 2020 There is an acceptance of your own body habitus as well as that of others.
New York Times, 6 Oct. 2017 To achieve equity in educational outcomes, school leaders must understand habitus and how to cultivate mindsets for learning.
miamiherald, 29 June 2017
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