consuetude

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con·sue·tude

 (kŏn′swĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
Custom; usage.

[Middle English, from Latin cōnsuētūdō; see custom.]

con′sue·tu′di·nar′y (-to͞od′n-ĕr′ē, -tyo͞od′-) adj.

consuetude

(ˈkɒnswɪˌtjuːd)
n
(Law) an established custom or usage, esp one having legal force
[C14: from Latin consuētūdō, from consuēscere to accustom, from con- + suēscere to be wont]
ˌconsueˈtudinary adj

con•sue•tude

(ˈkɒn swɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
a social usage; custom.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin consuētūdō]
con`sue•tu′di•nar′y, adj.

consuetude

a habit or custom; usual behavior.
See also: Behavior
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consuetude - a custom or usage that has acquired the force of law
custom, usage, usance - accepted or habitual practice

consuetude

noun
A habitual way of behaving:
Translations

consuetude

n (form)normative Kraft des Faktischen (form)
References in classic literature ?
Late,--very late,--we perceive that no arrangements, no introductions, no consuetudes or habits of society would be of any avail to establish us in such relations with them as we desire,--but solely the uprise of nature in us to the same degree it is in them; then shall we meet as water with water; and if we should not meet them then, we shall not want them, for we are already they.
Meanwhile congratulating the Nowruz of Turkmen people Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov published a Nowruz message in which Berdimuhamedov said that Nowruz is a rich cultural legacy and wonderful celebration contain many consuetudes in it.