attitude [-s] n

Fr. < It. attitudine, fitness, adaptation, disposition, posture < L. aptus, fit; see aptitude, n.

  1. Intention; aim; objective; purpose; attempt; plan.
  2. Location; stance; physical position; [fig.] mental state.
  3. Disposition; outlook; frame of mind; [word play] stature; prominence; altitude.
  4. Appearance; aspect; demeanor; image; look; [fig.] opinion; habit of thought.