Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun attitude

4 senses of attitude

Sense 1
attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")
       => cognition, knowledge, noesis -- (the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning)

Sense 2
position, posture, attitude -- (the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender")
       => bodily property -- (an attribute of the body)

Sense 3
attitude -- (a theatrical pose created for effect; "the actor struck just the right attitude")
       => affectation, mannerism, pose, affectedness -- (a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display)

Sense 4
attitude -- (position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion))
       => orientation -- (position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions)

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