Pronunciation: (at'i-tOOd", -tyOOd"), [key]
1. manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regard to a person or thing; tendency or orientation, esp. of the mind: a negative attitude; group attitudes.
2. position or posture of the body appropriate to or expressive of an action, emotion, etc.: a threatening attitude; a relaxed attitude.
3. Aeron.the inclination of the three principal axes of an aircraft relative to the wind, to the ground, etc.
4. Ballet.a pose in which the dancer stands on one leg, the other bent behind.

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