Definitions for habitualhəˈbɪtʃ u əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•bit•u•al*həˈbɪtʃ u əl(adj.)

  1. of the nature of a habit; fixed by or resulting from habit:

    habitual courtesy.

  2. being such by habit; confirmed:

    a habitual gossip.

  3. commonly used, followed, observed, etc., as by a particular person; customary.

* Syn: See usual.

Origin of habitual:

1520–30; < ML


Princeton's WordNet

  1. accustomed, customary, habitual, wonted(a)(adj)

    commonly used or practiced; usual

    "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. habitual(adjective)əˈbɪtʃ u əl

    usual or typical

    her habitual two cups of coffee

  2. habitualəˈbɪtʃ u əl

    (of a person) doing sth because you cannot stop

    a habitual smoker/drinker


  1. habitual(Adjective)

    Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.

    He's a habitual chainsmoker.

  2. habitual(Adjective)

    Recurring, or that is performed over and over again.

    Her habitual lying was the reason for my mistrust.

  3. habitual(Adjective)

    Regular or usual.

    Professor Franklein took his habitual seat at the conference table.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitual(noun)

    formed or acquired by habit or use

  2. Habitual(noun)

    according to habit; established by habit; customary; constant; as, the habiual practice of sin

Translations for habitual

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having a habit of doing, being etc (something)

He's a habitual drunkard.

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