|Origin:||Late Latin aptitudo 'fitness', from Latin aptus; APT|
at‧ti‧tude S1 W1
1 [uncountable and countable]
the opinions and feelings that you usually have about something
Pete's attitude towards women really scares me.
people with a positive attitude to life
the country's attitude of mind (=way of thinking) during the crisis
2 [uncountable and countable]
the way that you behave towards someone or in a particular situation, especially when this shows how you feel:
an aggressive attitude
As soon as they found out I was a doctor their whole attitude changed.
Ben has a real attitude problem (=is not helpful or pleasant to be with).
3 [uncountable] informal
a style of dressing, behaving etc that shows you have the confidence to do unusual and exciting things without caring what other people think
a coat with attitude