attitudinal(redirected from attitudinal reflexes)
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a. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition: has a positive attitude about work; kept a dignified attitude throughout the crisis.
b. Arrogant or aggressive disposition or behavior: One customer with a lot of attitude really tried my patience.
a. A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself: stood in a graceful attitude. See Synonyms at posture.
b. A position similar to an arabesque in which a ballet dancer stands on one leg with the other raised either in front or in back and bent at the knee.
a. The orientation of an aircraft's axes relative to a reference line or plane, such as the horizon.
b. The orientation of a spacecraft relative to its direction of motion.
[French, from Italian attitudine, from Late Latin aptitūdō, aptitūdin-, faculty; see aptitude.]
at′ti·tu′di·nal (-to͞od′n-əl, -tyo͞od′-) adj.
|Adj.||1.||attitudinal - of or relating to attitudes|