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1. addict

noun. ['əˈdɪkt, ˈæˌdɪkt'] someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms.

Synonyms

  • junky
  • caffeine addict
  • drug user
  • caffein addict
  • speed freak
  • drug addict
  • user
  • substance abuser

Antonyms

  • technophobe
  • nonpartisan
  • conserve
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • addictus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Addict

  • benedict
  • derelict
  • interdict
  • maastricht
  • perfect

Sentences with addict


1. Noun, singular or mass
A reusable insulated mug is a great gift for the ecologically-minded coffee addict on your shopping list.

Quotes about addict


1. I'm an addict, I'm addicted to success. Thankfully, there's no rehab for success.
- Lil Wayne

2. It seems to me now that the plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.
- Nick Hornby, How to Be Good

3. This must be what an addict feels like, I think, trying to fight the pull of one last, quick read. My fingers itch toward the binding, and finally, with a sigh of regret, I just grab the book and open it, hungrily reading the story.
- Jodi Picoult, Between the Lines

2. addict

noun. ['əˈdɪkt, ˈæˌdɪkt'] someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction.

Synonyms

  • junkie
  • junky
  • enthusiast
  • partizan
  • freak
  • partisan
  • gym rat

Antonyms

  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility

Etymology

  • addictus (Latin)

3. addict

verb. ['əˈdɪkt, ˈæˌdɪkt'] to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug).

Synonyms

  • accustom
  • hook
  • habituate

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • straight line
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • addictus (Latin)
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