Definition of Habitus

1. Noun. Person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease). "The consumptive habitus"

Generic synonyms: Predisposition, Sensitivity



2. Noun. Constitution of the human body.
Exact synonyms: Body-build, Build, Physique
Generic synonyms: Bodily Property
Specialized synonyms: Lankiness, Dumpiness, Squattiness, Body Type, Somatotype

Definition of Habitus

1. n. Habitude; mode of life; general appearance.

Definition of Habitus

1. Noun. (zoology) habitude; mode of life; general appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Habitus

1. bodily build and constitution [n HABITUS]

Medical Definition of Habitus

1. Habitude; mode of life; general appearance. Origin: L. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habitus

habituall
habitually
habitualness
habitualnesses
habituals
habituate
habituated
habituates
habituating
habituation
habituations
habitudes
habitue
habitues
habitus (current term)
hable
habnab
haboob
haboobs
habotai
habromania
habronaemiasis
habtm
habu
habundant
habundaunt
habus
haceck
hacecks

Literary usage of Habitus

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"The habitus tends to conceal remote phylogenetic relationships, the heritage to reveal them. ... The habitus of a race of fishes is the totality of their ..."

2. Antonius de Carlenis, O.P. by Steven John Livesey (1994)
"eis convenit, quia in hoc, quod est habitus // (O fol. ... convenit cum fide et distinguitur a scientia, que est habitus evidens. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... in dependence upon the Aristotelian psychology, as the practical intellect, ie, in their conception, the potentia or habitus of moral principles, ..."

4. Livy, Books XXI. and XXII by Livy (1893)
"... is habitus animorum non inter eiusdem modo condicionis homines erat sed etiam inter spectantes vulgo, ut non vincentium magis quam bene ..."

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