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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Constitution of the human body; Person's predisposition to be affected by something (as a disease).

Usage examples (33)
  • The consumptive habitus
  • Council of Trent has refrained from applying the term habitus to sanctifying grace.
  • Note 6: My use of the term "orthodox" is not the same as Bourdieu's, embedded in habitus — the social reproduction of structures in a stable society.
  • This collective ethos forms what Pierre Bourdieu, the French sociologist, called the habitus, the coherent amalgam of practices linking habit with inhabitance. for more
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