Definition for Posture

posture, n. [Fr. < L. positūra, position, posture.] (webplay: attitude, expressed, eye, learnt, soul).

  1. Attitude; disposition; bearing; demeanor; characteristic manner.
  2. Position; stance; situation; arrangement of the body; manner of standing.
  3. Placing; act of positioning; [fig.] sound of putting in a lock.
  4. [Fig.] physical form; tangible frame; material body.

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