US: /ˈætəˌtud/
UK: /ˈætɪtjˌuːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

attitude /'ætitju:d/
  • danh từ
    • thái độ, quan điểm
      • one's attitude towards a question: quan điểm đối với một vấn đề
      • an attitude of mind: quan điểm cách nhìn
    • tư thế, điệu bộ, dáng dấp
      • in a listening attitude: với cái dáng đang nghe
      • to strike an attitude: làm điệu bộ không tự nhiên (như ở sân khấu)

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C] ~ (to / towards sb/sth) the way that you think and feel about sb/sth; the way that you behave towards sb/sth that shows how you think and feel: changes in public attitudes to marriage + the government's attitude towards single parents + to have a good / bad / positive / negative attitude towards sb/sth + Youth is simply an attitude of mind. + If you want to pass your exams you'd better change your attitude! + You're taking a pretty selfish attitude over this, aren't you?
2 [U] confident, sometimes aggressive behaviour that shows you do not care about other people's opinions and that you want to do things in an individual way: a band with attitude + You'd better get rid of that attitude and shape up, young man. + A lot of drivers have a serious attitude problem (= they do not behave in a way that is acceptable to other people).
3 [C] (formal) a position of the body: Her hands were folded in an attitude of prayer.
Idioms see STRIKE v.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 posture, position, disposition, stance, bearing, carriage, aspect, demeanour:
The attitude of the figures in the sculpture was one of supplication.
2 posture, position, disposition, opinion, feeling, view, point of view, viewpoint, approach, leaning, thought, inclination, bent, tendency, orientation:
What is your attitude towards the situation in South Africa?

Collocation dictionary


conciliatory, favourable, friendly, positive, responsible, right, sympathetic
She seems to have the right attitude for the job.
| aggressive, bad, belligerent, cavalier, critical, hostile, irreverent, negative, patronizing, wrong | carefree, casual, flexible, laid-back, liberal, relaxed
The teachers seem to have a very relaxed attitude towards discipline.
| conservative, inflexible, rigid, uncompromising | ambivalent | general, prevailing, public
The general attitude of the public is sympathetic.
| changing | mental, moral, sexual


adopt, have, take
The government has taken a positive attitude to this problem.
| change
The experience changed his attitude to religion.


exist, persist, prevail
This sort of attitude exists among certain groups of people.
| change


At school he was thought to have an attitude problem.


~ about
changing attitudes about death
| ~ of
an attitude of confidence and trust Youth is simply an attitude of mind.
| ~ to/towards
There has been a marked change in attitude towards the European single currency.


a change in/of attitude, with attitude
(informal) (= having a confident, aggressive attitude that challenges what people think)a rock band with attitude

Concise English dictionary

+a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
+the arrangement of the body and its limbs
+a theatrical pose created for effect
+position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)