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Synonyms of 'posture'

(noun) 
Definition
a position or way in which a person stands, walks, etc.
She walked haltingly and her posture was stooped.
Synonyms
bearing
She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
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set
the set of his shoulders
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position
He had raised himself into a sitting position.
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attitude
scenes of the king in various attitudes of worshipping
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pose
We have had several sittings in various poses.
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stance
The detective shifted her stance from one foot to the other.
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carriage
Her legs were long and fine, her hips slender, her carriage graceful.
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mien (literary)
his mild manner and aristocratic mien
(noun) 
Definition
a mental attitude
None of the banks changed their posture on the deal as a result of the inquiry.
Synonyms
attitude
the general change in attitude towards them
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feeling
She has strong feelings about the growth in violence.
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mood
You are clearly in a good mood today.
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point of view
His point of view is that money isn't everything.
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stance
They have maintained a consistently neutral stance.
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outlook
The illness had a profound effect on his outlook.
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standpoint
From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous.
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frame of mind
She was not in the right frame of mind to continue.
(noun) 
Synonyms
state
You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
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position
He's going to be in a difficult position if things go badly.
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condition
The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
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situation
We are in a difficult financial situation.
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circumstance
I'm not sure how impressed Dad was by this change in my circumstances.
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phase
The crisis is entering a crucial phase.
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mode
the capitalist mode of production
(verb) 
Definition
to behave in an exaggerated way to attract attention
Rock stars sneered, postured and leaped on the TV screen.
Synonyms
show off (informal)
He had been showing off at the poker table.
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pose
He criticized them for posing pretentiously.
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hot-dog mainly US)
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make a show
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showboat
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put on airs
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try to attract attention
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attitudinize
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do something for effect

Additional synonyms

in the sense of carriage
Definition
the way a person holds and moves his or her head and body
Her legs were long and fine, her hips slender, her carriage graceful.
in the sense of circumstance
I'm not sure how impressed Dad was by this change in my circumstances.
in the sense of condition
Definition
a particular state of being
The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
Synonyms
circumstances,
status quo,

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