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ROOT-WORD is the Suffix TUDE which means STATE OF & CONDITION OF. It makes nouns and often, in giving the meaning, one likes to end the word with NESS. A Suffix which also means STATE OF & TUDE is used to form abstract nouns from adjectives. No. 1 is a most important word. Your attiTUDE to the ROOT-WORDS in this site is the most important single factor in your success or failure with vocabulary building.


1. Attitude : atti TUDE (at’ i tude) n.

Manner; feeling toward; as, attitude to a job


2 Latitudinarian : lati TUD inarian (lat’ i tude in ar’ ee an) n.

One opposed to strict discipline


3. Similitude : simili TUDE (si mil’ i tude) n.

Condition of likeness; resemblance


4. Verisimilitude : verisimili TUDE (ver i si mil’ i tude) n.

Having the appearance of truth


5. Gratitude : grati TUDE (grat’ i tude) n.

State of being grateful; thankfulness


6. Lassitude : lassi TUDE (las’ i tude) n.

State of being limp; weariness


7. Multitude : multi TUDE (mul’ ti tude) n.

Great numbers; as, a multitude of people


8. Pulchritude : pulchri TUDE (pul; kri tude) n.

State of beauty; loveliness


9. Rectitude : recti TUDE (rek’ ti tude) n.

State of righteousness


10. Latitude : lati TUDE (lat; i tude) n.

Degree of distance from side to side; width


11. Plenitude : pleni TUDE (plen’ i tude) n.

Abundance; state of fullness


12. Aptitude : apti TUDE (ap’ ti tude) n.

Ability for; state of being capable


13. Beatitude : beati TUDE (be at; i tude) n.

State of heavenly bliss


14. Solitude : soli TUDE (sol’ i tude) n.

State of being alone; loneliness; as, living in solitude


15. Solicitude : solici TUDE (so lis’ i tude) n.

State of great concern for another as solicitude for the poor


16. Fortitude : forti TUDE (fort’ i tude) n.

State of bravery and strength; endurance


17. Servitude : servi TUDE (ser’ vi tude) n.

State of being subject to another, as, a servant or slave


18. Turpitude : turpi (TUDE (tur’ pi tude) n.

Baseness; depravity; as, moral turpitude


19. Longitude : longi TUDE (lon’ ji tude) n.

Length; extent measured in length


20. Vicissitude : vicissi TUDE (vi sis’ i tude) n.

The ups and downs of fortune and fate


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