Definition of altitudinous in English:

altitudinous

adjective

literary, figurative, literal
  • High, lofty (literal and figurative).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Waterhouse (1619–1670), heraldic writer. From classical Latin altitūdin-, altitūdō altitude + -ous.

Pronunciation

altitudinous

/ˌaltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs//ˌaltɪˈtʃuːdɪnəs/