Attitudinarianism At`ti*tu`di*na"ri*an*ism, n. A practicing of attitudes; posture making. [1913 Webster]

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  • attitudinarianism — at·ti·tu·di·nar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • attitudinarianism — noun see attitudinarian …   Useful english dictionary

  • attitudinarian — attitudinarianism, n. /at i toohd n air ee euhn, tyoohd /, n. a person who assumes attitudes or poses for effect. [1745 55; attitudin (see ATTITUDE; by analogy with nouns ending in the L suffix tudo, s. tudin TUDE) + ARIAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • pose — Synonyms and related words: act, acting, action, actions, activity, acts, address, advance, affectation, affectedness, air, airs, appearance, arrange, ask, assert, attitude, attitudinarianism, attitudinize, attitudinizing, bearing, beck, beckon,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • posing — Synonyms and related words: acting, affectation, aping, appearance, attitudinarianism, attitudinizing, bluff, bluffing, characterization, cheating, color, coloring, deception, delusion, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, dumb… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pedantry — n 1.(all in reference to one s learning) pretension, affectation, pomposity, pompousness, haughtiness, conceit, attitudinarianism; pedagogism, pedagogery, didacticism, preachiness, pedantism, pedanticism, pedanticalness; bookishness, stuffiness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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