What does habitual mean?

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.


  1. habitual

    Changes is the fifth studio album by Canadian singer Justin Bieber. It was released through Def Jam Recordings and RBMG on February 14, 2020. The album features guest appearances from Quavo, Post Malone, Clever, Lil Dicky, Travis Scott, Kehlani, and Summer Walker. The production was handled by Poo Bear on every track, Sasha Sirota, Tainy, Josh Gudwin, the Audibles, Kid Culture, Harv, Pierre, Laxcity, Boi-1da, Vinylz, CVRE, Jahaan Sweet, Philip Beaudreau, Tom Strahle, the Messengers, Sons of Sonix, and Joshua Williams. It was released on Valentine's Day and serves as the follow-up to Bieber's previous album, Purpose (2015). Changes is a pop, R&B, electro-R&B, and trap album.Changes was supported by two singles. "Yummy" was released as the lead single on January 3, 2020. "Get Me", which features Kehlani, was released as the sole promotional single. "Intentions", which features Quavo, was released as the second single on February 7, 2020. On January 28, 2020. For additional promotion of the album, Bieber's 10-episode docu-series, Justin Bieber: Seasons premiered on January 27, 2020. The series was described as an in-depth look on his musical creation process. On February 8, 2020, Bieber performed his first Saturday Night Live performance in seven years. The album debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 231,000 album-equivalent units within its first week, which was considerably less than the first-week sales of Purpose (2015), which moved 649,000 units. Bieber released a series of dance videos for each of the tracks on the album, titled "Changes: The Movement". The singer's 2021 Changes album tour was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bieber later embarked on the Justice World Tour to promote Changes and its successor, Justice (2021). The album received mixed reviews from music critics, many of whom favored Bieber's vocal performance and certain production elements, but criticized the album's lyricism and the lack of variation between tracks. At the 63rd Grammy Awards, Changes was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album, while "Yummy" was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance. It has since been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).


  1. habitual

    Habitual refers to a behavior or action that is performed regularly and consistently, typically out of habit or routine, often without conscious thought. It can also refer to something that is persistent, unvarying, or continual in nature.

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. The Geneva researchers:

    The Geneva team has decided to allow time to understand what is happening. This precaution of momentarily suspending the trial is habitual and classic in all clinical trials.

  2. Deborah Lycett:

    Eating more when you stop smoking is partly due to an increased appetite, but behavioral and psychological factors may play a part too, for example eating instead of smoking in a habitual way, or comfort eating.

  3. Tom Cotton:

    North Korea has a long history of demanding concessions merely to negotiate, kim Jong Un is a murderous despot and habitual liar.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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