-itude

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -tūdō (signifying a noun of state), via French -itude

Suffix[edit]

-itude

  1. state of

Usage notes[edit]

  • Most words ending in "-itude" (or "-tude") are derived from Latin words ending in "-tudo" or French words ending in "-tude", not by suffixation in Modern English.
  • Some words have been formed in Modern English, eg, adaptitude, perfectitude.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -itudo. Cognate to French -tume, which is not borrowed from Latin but inherited from Latin.

Suffix[edit]

-itude

  1. -itude

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-itude f

  1. -itude