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I rarely drink, I don't smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I'm addicted to creating. And women.
Andre Benjamin

Meaning of "addicted" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ADDICTED

addicted  [əˈdɪktɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ADDICTED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Addicted is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ADDICTED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of addicted in the English dictionary

The definition of addicted in the dictionary is dependent on a substance, esp a narcotic drug. Other definition of addicted is devoted to a particular activity or thing, to the extent that you do it or have it as much as possible.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ADDICTED


affected
əˈfɛktɪd
afflicted
əˈflɪktɪd
collected
kəˈlɛktɪd
conflicted
kənˈflɪktɪd
connected
kəˈnɛktɪd
constricted
kənˈstrɪktɪd
derestricted
ˌdiːrɪˈstrɪktɪd
directed
dɪˈrɛktɪd
elected
ɪˈlɛktɪd
expected
ɪkˈspɛktɪd
nonrestricted
ˌnɒnrɪˈstrɪktɪd
protected
prəˈtɛktɪd
respected
rɪˈspɛktɪd
restricted
rɪˈstrɪktɪd
suspected
səˈspɛktɪd
unconstricted
ˌʌnkənˈstrɪktɪd
uncontradicted
ˌʌnkɒntrəˈdɪktɪd
unconvicted
ˌʌnkənˈvɪktɪd
unexpected
ˌʌnɪkˈspɛktɪd
unrestricted
ˌʌnrɪˈstrɪktɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ADDICTED

addible
addict
addictedness
addiction
addictive
addies
adding
adding machine
Addington
addio
Addis Ababa
Addison
Addison´s disease
additament
addition
additional
Additional Member System
additionality
additionally
addititious

WORDS THAT END LIKE ADDICTED

abstracted
compacted
disconnected
dissected
distracted
impacted
infected
neglected
projected
protracted
self-directed
self-inflicted
unaffected
uncorrected
undetected
unindicted
unobstructed
unprotected
well-connected
well-respected

Synonyms and antonyms of addicted in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ADDICTED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «addicted» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of addicted

Translation of «addicted» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ADDICTED

Find out the translation of addicted to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of addicted from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «addicted» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

成瘾的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adicto
570 millions of speakers

English

addicted
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आदी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُدْمِن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пристрастившийся
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

viciado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

drogué
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketagihan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

süchtig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

常習的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중독된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ketagihan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bị nghiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடிமையாகி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यसनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bağımlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dipendente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uzależniony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

залежний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dependent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εθισμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verslaaf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

beroende
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avhengig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of addicted

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ADDICTED»

The term «addicted» is very widely used and occupies the 11.857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about addicted

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10 QUOTES WITH «ADDICTED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word addicted.
1
Freema Agyeman
I used to be absolutely addicted to the gym and I do still love it.
2
Thomas Aquinas
Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures.
3
Joe Baca
Caring for our children and making sure they do not get addicted to drugs is all of our responsibility.
4
Spencer Bachus
Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone.
5
Murray Bartlett
I'm addicted to travel.
6
Glenn Beck
'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that.
7
Andre Benjamin
I rarely drink, I don't smoke, so my vice is probably creating. I'm addicted to creating. And women.
8
Craig Benson
So you get kind of addicted to a revenue stream, and then all of a sudden it goes away, now the problem is worse than it was before.
9
Josh Billings
There are some people so addicted to exaggeration that they can't tell the truth without lying.
10
Lawrence Blume
I grew up addicted to 'Star Trek' and 'Mission: Impossible.' Now I switch between 'South Park' and 'C-Span.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ADDICTED»

Discover the use of addicted in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to addicted and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Zane's Addicted: A Novel
Once described as “the hottest paperback in the country” by the New York Times and now a major motion picture distributed by Lionsgate, this wildly popular novel by the Queen of Erotica follows one woman’s life as it spirals out of ...
Zane, 2002
2
Addicted
Inspirational Arsenal captain and England international, Tony Adams is a legend of the modern game. But behind the on-the-field successes is the story of a man who has fought and continues to win a battle against alcoholism.
Tony Adams, Ian Ridley, 1999
3
Addicted
They come at dusk in a cloak of sensuality.
Lydia Parks, 2008
4
Addicted
Friends since childhood, Anais Darnby and Lindsay Markham have long harbored a secret passion for one another.
Charlotte Featherstone, 2012
5
The Addicted Brain: Why We Abuse Drugs, Alcohol, and Nicotine
Addiction destroys lives. In The Addicted Brain, leading neuroscientist Michael Kuhar, Ph.D., explains how and why this happens–and presents advances in drug addiction treatment and prevention.
Michael Kuhar, 2011
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The Myth of the Addicted Army: Vietnam and the Modern War on ...
Yet as Jeremy Kuzmarov documents in this deeply researched book, popular assumptions about drug use in Vietnam are based more on myth than on fact.
Jeremy Kuzmarov, 2009
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Addicted
Married to her childhood sweetheart and enjoying her career as an African-American arts dealer, Zoe Reynard hides the difficult truth about her overpowering sex addiction and finds her life crumbling as she begins working with a ...
Zane, 2008
8
Healing the Addicted Brain: The Revolutionary, Science-Based ...
" Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work that focuses on treating drug and alcohol addiction as a biological ...
Harold Urschel, 2009
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Addiction and Change: How Addictions Develop and Addicted ...
From Carlo C. DiClemente, codeveloper of the transtheoretical model, this book offers a panoramic view of the entire continuum of addictive behavior change.
Carlo C. DiClemente, 2003
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Addicted?: Recognizing Destructive Behaviors Before It's Too ...
Addicted? presents different ways to recognize the early and often subtle signs of addiction—much in the same way we learn to detect the early signs of cancer.
Marilyn Freimuth, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ADDICTED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term addicted is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Woman Who Was Addicted to Psychics
Many of questions usually question truth when we think of psychics, not addiction. (Photo: Corbis). Helen, a French woman in her mid-40s, had ... «Yahoo Health, Jul 15»
2
New Study Claims You Cannot Get Addicted To Porn
A new study carried out Sexual psycho-physiologist Nicole Prause has claimed that you cannot get addicted to porn the same way you can to ... «360Nobs.com, Jul 15»
3
Drug-Addicted Chemist Tampered With As Many As 10000 Criminal …
Years ago, the Inquisitr reported on a drug lab chemist named Sonja Farak who was charged with tampering with evidence important to a few ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
4
Danniella Westbrook: 'I'm ashamed about becoming addicted'
Her hugely publicised battle against drug addiction saw her ditch her partying ways a decade ago, but it seems Danniella Westbrook has hit ... «NOW Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Study found that blue-eyed people are inclined to be more addicted
blue eye Researchers from the University of Vermont have published a study in the American Journal of Medical Genetics early this week ... «The Standard Daily, Jul 15»
6
I'm addicted to British jerks: Even the most awful TV dudes are sexy …
My favorite Harry Potter character is Snape. I enjoy observing the look on people's faces when I reveal this preference. “But how can you like ... «Salon, Jul 15»
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Addicted to Lifetime Movies? Now There's an App For That
If you've got $4 and an unabashed love of Lifetime movies, this might be the best day since Flowers in the Attic premiered last year. «Adweek, Jul 15»
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Ask Amy: Pregnant sister-in-law may be addicted to pain medication
She is addicted to Percocet. She has even gone as far as getting injections of more "pain" medication. My fiancé and I are worried about what ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
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Addicted: Young adults in Wisconsin battle heroin rise
Melissa Dotter, Drug Free Communities program coordinator in Wausau, said that many young people get addicted when they start taking ... «Wausau Daily Herald, Jul 15»
10
Police: Falls man admitted he's addicted to child porn
A 60-year-old Falls man who told police he's addicted to child pornography is facing felony charges after York County police conducting an ... «Bucks County Courier Times, Jul 15»

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