A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself: stood in a graceful attitude. See Synonyms at posture. (noun)
A state of mind or a feeling; disposition: had a positive attitude about work. (noun)
An arrogant or hostile state of mind or disposition. (noun)
The orientation of an aircraft's axes relative to a reference line or plane, such as the horizon. (noun)
The orientation of a spacecraft relative to its direction of motion. (noun)
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. (noun)
Examples of word attitude
Sports writers are even more left wing than political journalists, so viewing their political opinions as somehow signifying a popular shift in attitude is a mistake.
On the Sunday morning news shows, massive change in attitude from the Dems.
One of the major reasons for this change in attitude is that there's more money around.
For some, it is an easy shorthand for a change in attitude from the search for growth - which largely meant industrial and material growth - toward a society whose values are less materialistic and more concerned with the quality of life and the environment.
Thomas was the first to make fruitful use of the term attitude, which he defined as a "tendency to act."