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Meaning of "habit-forming" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HABIT-FORMING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HABIT-FORMING

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

WHAT DOES HABIT-FORMING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of habit-forming in the English dictionary

The definition of habit-forming in the dictionary is tending to become a habit or addiction.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HABIT-FORMING

habilitation
habit
habitability
habitable
habitableness
habitably
habitant
habitat
habitation
habitational
habitaunce
habited
habitual
habitually
habitualness
habituate
habituation
habitude
habitudinal
habitus

WORDS THAT END LIKE HABIT-FORMING

alarming
arming
barnstorming
becoming
brainstorming
charming
disarming
factory farming
farming
global warming
heart-warming
house-warming
mixed farming
organic farming
performing
poultry farming
Prince Charming
self-harming
storming
terraforming
warming

Synonyms and antonyms of habit-forming in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HABIT-FORMING»

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

Translation of «habit-forming» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HABIT-FORMING

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

Translator English - Chinese

上瘾
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dependencia a la droga
570 millions of speakers

English

habit-forming
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आदत बनाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشكيل العادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

привыкание
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

habituação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভ্যাস-বিরচন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accoutumance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembentukan tabiat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sichbilden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

習慣性の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

습관 형성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggawé tabrakan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழக்கம் உருவாக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सवय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alışkanlık yapan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assuefazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uzależnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

звикання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

formativa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνήθεια που σχηματίζουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gewoontevormende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vanebildande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vanedannende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of habit-forming

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HABIT-FORMING»

The term «habit-forming» is regularly used and occupies the 93.607 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HABIT-FORMING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about habit-forming

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HABIT-FORMING»

Discover the use of habit-forming in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to habit-forming and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Habit-Forming Crosswords to Keep You Sharp
Bet you can’t solve just one!
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., Sterling, 2007
2
Murder Can be Habit-forming
SYNOPSIS OF SCENES TIME: The present. PLACE: St. Mary's Convent, formerly a secluded mansion, near Buffalo in upstate New York. ACT ONE, Scene One: A snowy night in early December, about 9:00 p.m. ACT ONE, Scene Two: An hour ...
3
A Holistic Approach to Foundation Training: Training Is ...
Andrea's holistic approach to dog training is based on fact; facts about learning theory, operant conditioning and reinforcement.
Andrea Dugan, 2006
4
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
The stories that Duhigg has knitted together are all fascinating in their own right, but take on an added dimension when wedded to his examination of habits.”— Associated Press “There’s been a lot of research over the past several ...
Charles Duhigg, 2012
5
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.
Charles Duhigg, 2012
6
Kick Your Sugar Habit
By consulting this book, you can change your dietry habits and enjoy a dramatic change in general health.
Dr.Sanjeev K Gupta, 2001
7
Neurobiology of Mental Illness
Because each model seems, on the surface at least, to reflect a different aspect of the habit—forming actions of addictive drugs, the most balanced picture of the abuse liability of a given drug comes from an integrated consideration of the ...
New York Dennis S. Charney Dean of Research and Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Psychiatry Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dallas Eric J. Nestler Lou and Ellen McGinley Distinguished Professor and Chairman in the Department of Psychiatry University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2004
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Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2011
POSSIBLE INTERACTION WITH OTHER SUBSTANCES ANTIHISTAMINES ( Nasal) GENERIC AND BRAND NAMES AZELASTINE Astelin Astepro OLOPATADINE Patanase BASIC INFORMATION Habit forming? No Prescription needed?
H. Winter Griffith, 2010
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
... manufacturing practice for finished pharmaceuticals, 21 CFR 211 Current good manufacturing practice in manufacturing, processing, packing, or holding of drugs, general, 21 CFR 210 General provisions, 21 CFR 200 Habit-forming, 21 CFR ...
‎1996
10
Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products
What makes us engage with certain products out of habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us? This book introduces readers to the "Hook Model," a four steps process companies use to build customer habits.
Nir Eyal, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HABIT-FORMING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term habit-forming is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chapo's (Second) Escape Highlights Drug War Farce
The most addictive or habit-forming drug on the planet, with ~30% of those who try it becoming long term, habitual consumers. [Tobacco ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
The Opening Night of Studio 54 Was Exactly The Hedonistic Riot …
AIDS arrived, as did the realization that cocaine was not just a non-habit-forming energy enhancer. We had two terms of Rudy Giuliani as a ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
3
Everyday Cheapskate: The pain and pleasure principle
The pleasure of purchasing with a complete absence of payment pain quickly became habit-forming. It was extra pleasurable because I could ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»
4
Hey, Jeb and Hillary, "Selfies" Doesn't Mean Self-Absorbed
"Voting is habit-forming," Anderson says. "Once a young person experiences what it's like to vote in a presidential election, that person is not ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
5
blue-chip reputation remains despite increased competition
Wine collecting is habit-forming. If you have a cellar, fit shelves that can accommodate large-format bottles, which may otherwise be hard to ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
6
Court frees convicted SA drug trafficker
It is not a habit-forming drug, but a controlled drug that can be dispensed from a pharmacy because of its medicinal properties. Possession of ... «Mmegi Online, Jul 15»
7
Sublime. Divine. Wine.
... Mark Chesebro differentiates his label with European wines he's transferred here, like his Vermentino and equally habit-forming Albariño. «Monterey County Weekly, Jul 15»
8
The pain and pleasure principle
The pleasure of purchasing with a complete absence of payment pain quickly became habit-forming. In fact, it was extra pleasurable because I ... «The Star Democrat, Jul 15»
9
In the Kitchen: Take it outside!
Have you checked it out? While you're at it, give our seasonal produce guide a spin, too. It's curiously habit-forming, but it's a good habit to have ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
10
Illegal drug use on the rise among Americans | Letter
Nothing can be more habit-forming. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that nearly 10 percent of Americans use illegal drugs. «lehighvalleylive.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Habit-Forming [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/habit-forming>. Jun 2020 ».
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