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Overview of noun addiction

The noun addiction has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituation

(being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs))

2. addiction

(an abnormally strong craving)

3. addiction

((Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master; "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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