-tude - definition of -tude by The Free Dictionary
Condition, state, or quality: exactitude.
[French, from Old French, from Latin -tūdō, -tūdin-.]
suffix forming nouns
indicating state or condition: plenitude.
[from Latin -tūdō]
a suffix occurring primarily in loanwords from Latin or French, typically abstract nouns formed from adjectives: altitude; gratitude; exactitude.
[(< French) < Latin -tūdō]
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We played in a FA Cup semi-final two years ago and went in with the at ti -tude
of just enjoying, but I think we need to make a battle of it this time.
This is not exactly the ``tidings of great joy, and peace and goodwill to all men'' at ti -tude
that you might expect to find at this time of year.