attitudinize


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at·ti·tu·di·nize

 (ăt′ĭ-to͞od′n-īz′, -tyo͞od′-)
intr.v. at·ti·tu·di·nized, at·ti·tu·di·niz·ing, at·ti·tu·di·niz·es
To assume an affected attitude; posture.

attitudinize

(ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪˌnaɪz) or

attitudinise

vb
(intr) to adopt a pose or opinion for effect; strike an attitude
ˌattiˈtudiˌnizer, ˌattiˈtudiˌniser n

at•ti•tu•di•nize

(ˌæt ɪˈtud nˌaɪz, -ˈtyud-)

v.i. -nized, -niz•ing.
to assume attitudes; pose for effect.
[1775–85]
at`ti•tu′di•niz`er, n.

attitudinize


Past participle: attitudinized
Gerund: attitudinizing

Imperative
attitudinize
attitudinize
Present
I attitudinize
you attitudinize
he/she/it attitudinizes
we attitudinize
you attitudinize
they attitudinize
Preterite
I attitudinized
you attitudinized
he/she/it attitudinized
we attitudinized
you attitudinized
they attitudinized
Present Continuous
I am attitudinizing
you are attitudinizing
he/she/it is attitudinizing
we are attitudinizing
you are attitudinizing
they are attitudinizing
Present Perfect
I have attitudinized
you have attitudinized
he/she/it has attitudinized
we have attitudinized
you have attitudinized
they have attitudinized
Past Continuous
I was attitudinizing
you were attitudinizing
he/she/it was attitudinizing
we were attitudinizing
you were attitudinizing
they were attitudinizing
Past Perfect
I had attitudinized
you had attitudinized
he/she/it had attitudinized
we had attitudinized
you had attitudinized
they had attitudinized
Future
I will attitudinize
you will attitudinize
he/she/it will attitudinize
we will attitudinize
you will attitudinize
they will attitudinize
Future Perfect
I will have attitudinized
you will have attitudinized
he/she/it will have attitudinized
we will have attitudinized
you will have attitudinized
they will have attitudinized
Future Continuous
I will be attitudinizing
you will be attitudinizing
he/she/it will be attitudinizing
we will be attitudinizing
you will be attitudinizing
they will be attitudinizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been attitudinizing
you have been attitudinizing
he/she/it has been attitudinizing
we have been attitudinizing
you have been attitudinizing
they have been attitudinizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been attitudinizing
you will have been attitudinizing
he/she/it will have been attitudinizing
we will have been attitudinizing
you will have been attitudinizing
they will have been attitudinizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been attitudinizing
you had been attitudinizing
he/she/it had been attitudinizing
we had been attitudinizing
you had been attitudinizing
they had been attitudinizing
Conditional
I would attitudinize
you would attitudinize
he/she/it would attitudinize
we would attitudinize
you would attitudinize
they would attitudinize
Past Conditional
I would have attitudinized
you would have attitudinized
he/she/it would have attitudinized
we would have attitudinized
you would have attitudinized
they would have attitudinized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.attitudinize - assume certain affected attitudesattitudinize - assume certain affected attitudes  
posture, pose - behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"

attitudinize

verb
1. To assume an exaggerated or unnatural attitude or pose:
Idiom: strike an attitude.
2. To represent oneself in a given character or as other than what one is:
Idiom: pass oneself off as.
Translations

attitudinize

[ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪnaɪz] VItomar posturas afectadas or teatrales

attitudinize

viso tun, als ob, posieren (geh)

attitudinize

[ˌætɪˈtjuːdɪnaɪz] viposare, assumere un'aria affettata
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Evelyn is an opera singer and Huguet argues that "the text suggests that, in finding direct inspiration in librettos, she has merely learnt to attitudinize through life"; her art allows her to exist through "contrived representations of her life" (25)--Evelyn is always playing at life and is blind to the sincerity of others.
Girls wanted to look most beautiful bride, and get groomed from prominent salon and wanted to wear branded wedding dresses so that they could attitudinize.
an inner fluidity and a refusal to attitudinize was the only valid