Condition, state, or quality: exactitude.
[French, from Old French, from Latin -tūdō, -tūdin-.]
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suffix forming nouns
indicating state or condition: plenitude.
[from Latin -tūdō]
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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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