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Definition of habitus:

  1. Habitude; mode of life; general appearance.


frame, flesh, physique, body-build, soma, bod, material body, anatomy, form, human body, constitution, shape, physical body, chassis, habit, build, body, figure.

Usage examples:

  • Cautior quam promptior habitus est, sed insita eius ingenio prudentia ei bello, quod tum gerebatur, proprie apta erat.

    - "Selections from Viri Romae", Charles François L'Homond.
  • Hic breui angustoque corpore fuit: Helgonem habitus procerior cepit.

    - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
  • The other great speech of this year, Cicero's defence of Aulus Cluentius Habitus of Larinum on a charge of poisoning, has in its own style an equal brilliance of language.

    - "Latin Literature", J. W. Mackail.