Antonyms
Etymology

1. addiction

noun. ['əˈdɪkʃən'] an abnormally strong craving.

Antonyms

  • anestrus

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • addict (English)
  • addictus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Addiction

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  • infliction
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Example sentences of the word addiction


1. Noun, singular or mass
To apply, you must provide details about your addiction and be clean for at least one year.

Quotes containing the word addiction


1. We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
- River Phoenix

2. What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

3. Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it.
- Jeanette Winterson

2. addiction

noun. ['əˈdɪkʃən'] being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).

Synonyms

  • white plague
  • dependance
  • dependency
  • drug addiction
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state
  • habituation
  • dependence

Antonyms

  • impotency
  • estrus
  • infertility
  • fertility

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • addict (English)
  • addictus (Latin)

3. addiction

noun. ['əˈdɪkʃən'] (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.

Synonyms

  • award

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • addict (English)
  • addictus (Latin)
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