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Habitude

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Habitude

1. Habitual attitude; usual or accustomed state with reference to something else; established or usual relations. The same ideas having immutably the same habitudes one to another. (Locke) The verdict of the judges was biased by nothing else than heir habitudes of thinking. (Landor)

2. Habitual association, intercourse, or familiarity. To write well, one must have frequent habitudes with the best company. (Dryden)

3. Habit of body or of action. It is impossible to gain an exact habitude without an infinite umber of acts and perpetual practice. (Dryden)

Origin: f, fr. L. Habitudo condition. See habit.