Consuetude definition

kŏnswĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
Custom; usage.
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Established custom or usage.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
consuetude
Plural:
consuetudes

Origin of consuetude

  • Middle English from Latin cōnsuētūdō custom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French consuetude, from Latin cōnsuētūdō (“custom”), from cōnsuēscō (“accustom, habituate; accustom oneself”), corresponding to con- (“with”) + suēscō (“become accustomed”).

    From Wiktionary