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Noun: attitude  'a-ti,t(y)ood
  1. 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";
    - mental attitude
  2. The arrangement of the body and its limbs
    "he assumed an attitude of surrender";
    - position, posture
  3. A theatrical pose created for effect
    "the actor struck just the right attitude"
  4. Position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)

Derived forms: attitudes

See also: erect, unerect, upright, vertical

Type of: affectation, affectedness, bodily property, cognition, knowledge, mannerism, noesis, orientation, pose

Encyclopedia: Attitude