From Italian attitudine + -ize.
attitudinize (third-person singular simple present attitudinizes, present participle attitudinizing, simple past and past participle attitudinized)
- (intransitive) To assume an affected, unnatural exaggerated attitude or pose.
- 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Penguin 2010, p. 125:
- ‘That mean anything to you, Mrs Wade?’
- ‘Just attitudinizing. He has always been a great admirer of Scott Fitzgerald.’