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Definition of "consuetude" []

  • Custom; usage. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "consuetude" in a sentence
  • "Then came nepenthe and scholium, aleatoric and consuetude."
  • "Mont – Fitchet, “the stain hath become engrained by time and consuetude; let thy reformation be cautious, as it is just and wise.”"
  • "And therefore, least by over-long consuetude, something should take life, which might be converted to a bad construction, and by our country demourance for so many dayes, some captious conceit may wrest out an ill imagination; I am of the minde (if yours be the like) seeing each of us hath had the honor, which now remaineth still on me: that it is very fitting for us, to returne thither from whence we came."
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