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Definitions for habitual
həˈbɪtʃ u əlha·bit·u·al

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    commonly used or practiced; usual

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


  1. habitualadjective

    Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.

    He's a habitual chainsmoker.

  2. habitualadjective

    Recurring, or that is performed over and over again.

    Her habitual lying was the reason for my mistrust.

  3. habitualadjective

    Regular or usual.

    Professor Franklein took his habitual seat at the conference table.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Habitualadjective

    Customary; accustomed; inveterate; established by frequent repetition.

    Etymology: habituel, from habit, French.

    Sin, there in pow’r before
    Once actual; now in body, and to dwell
    Habitual habitant. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x.

    Art is properly an habitual knowledge of certain rules and maxims. South.

    By length of time
    The scurf is worn away of each committed crime:
    No speck is left of their habitual stains;
    But the pure ether of the soul remains. John Dryden, Æn.

    ’Tis impossible to become an able artist, without making your art habitual to you. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitualnoun

    formed or acquired by habit or use

  2. Habitualnoun

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitual in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of habitual in a Sentence

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.

  2. Amy Arnsten:

    One of the most striking( effects) is thinning of the gray matter of an area of the brain called the prefrontal cortex, it helps us to act appropriately. It gives us insight about ourselves and others. It gives us perspective. It allows us to do complex decision-making and to be able to have thoughtful, abstract reasoning rather than concrete or habitual responses.

  3. Franklin County Sheriffs Office SWAT:

    While investigating this fatal traffic crash it was very clear to investigators that Mr. Ellis is one of the worst habitual repeat offenders of drunk driving we have seen, he has no regard for human life.

  4. William Glasgall:

    New Jersey is one of the habitual offenders that ca n’t seem to or has n’t been able to come up with a lasting set of political and fiscal reforms that stick, new Jersey’s a state that has n’t really been able to reform New Jersey ways and continues to use one-shot deals.

  5. Chrissy Teigen:

    I still have not been apologized to, i've just noticed her habitual behavior where she will say things and go mute and-or block things, and then not follow through with what she says. Again, that is hypocrisy and I don't tolerate it.

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