1. habit-forming

adjective. causing or characterized by addiction.

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  • inhabit
  • rabbit
  • kabat
  • cabot
  • abbott
  • abbot

2. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] an established custom.

Synonyms

  • tradition
  • wont

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition.

Synonyms

  • use
  • ritual
  • usage
  • second nature
  • usance
  • custom

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • disqualify
  • defuse
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order.

Synonyms

  • garb
  • monastic habit
  • nun's habit
  • attire
  • dress

Antonyms

  • undergarment
  • overgarment
  • uncleanliness
  • untidiness

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] excessive use of drugs.

Synonyms

  • alcoholism abuse
  • abuse
  • alcoholic abuse
  • drug abuse
  • misuse
  • alcohol abuse

Antonyms

  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire).

Synonyms

  • riding breeches
  • garb
  • riding boot
  • attire
  • dress
  • jodhpur breeches
  • riding habit

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. habit

noun. ['ˈhæbət'] the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal).

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • ready-made
  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. habit

verb. ['ˈhæbət'] put a habit on.

Synonyms

  • tog
  • enclothe
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • dress
  • apparel
  • garment
  • clothe
  • raiment

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • habiten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • habiter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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