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Evidence of defendants' lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.
Alex Berenson

Meaning of "habitual" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HABITUAL

habitual  [həˈbɪtjʊəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HABITUAL

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

WHAT DOES HABITUAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of habitual in the English dictionary

The first definition of habitual in the dictionary is done or experienced regularly and repeatedly. Other definition of habitual is by habit. Habitual is also customary; usual.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HABITUAL


aspectual
æˈspɛktjʊəl
conceptual
kənˈsɛptjʊəl
conflictual
kənˈflɪktjʊəl
contextual
kənˈtɛkstjʊəl
contractual
kənˈtræktjʊəl
conventual
kənˈvɛntjʊəl
effectual
ɪˈfɛktjʊəl
intertextual
ˌɪntəˈtekstjʊəl
mutuel
ˈmjuːtjʊəl
nonfactual
ˌnɒnˈfæktjʊəl
obitual
əˈbɪtjʊəl
pari-mutuel
ˌpærɪˈmjuːtjʊəl
perceptual
pəˈsɛptjʊəl
perpetual
pəˈpɛtjʊəl
punctual
ˈpʌŋktjʊəl
ritual
ˈrɪtjʊəl
spiritual
ˈspɪrɪtjʊəl
tactual
ˈtæktjʊəl
textual
ˈtɛkstjʊəl
unspiritual
ʌnˈspɪrɪtjʊəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HABITUAL

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE HABITUAL

accentual
actual
artifactual
counterfactual
eventual
factual
ineffectual
instinctual
intellectual
Lord spiritual
Lords Spiritual
mutual
Negro spiritual
noncontractual
revictual
the spiritual
unpunctual
victual
virtual
your actual

Synonyms and antonyms of habitual in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HABITUAL»

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

Translation of «habitual» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HABITUAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

习惯性的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

habitual
570 millions of speakers

English

habitual
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आभ्यासिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعتاد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

привычное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

habitual
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভ্যাসগত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

habituel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gewohnt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

習慣の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

습관적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kebiasaan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thói quen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழக்கமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नेहमीचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alışılmış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abituale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nawykowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

звичне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

obișnuită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνήθους
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gewoontemisdadiger
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

habitual
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sedvanlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of habitual

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HABITUAL»

The term «habitual» is very widely used and occupies the 15.100 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HABITUAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about habitual

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10 QUOTES WITH «HABITUAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word habitual.
1
Lascelles Abercrombie
It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual.
2
Joel Barlow
A habitual disuse of physical forces totally destroys the moral; and men lose at once the power of protecting themselves, and of discerning the cause of their oppression.
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Alex Berenson
Evidence of defendants' lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.
4
Eustace Budgell
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
5
Pierre de Coubertin
Sport is the habitual and voluntary cultivation of intensive physical effort.
6
Henepola Gunaratana
Mindfulness helps us freeze the frame so that we can become aware of our sensations and experiences as they are, without the distorting coloration of socially conditioned responses or habitual reactions.
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Henepola Gunaratana
The brain does not manufacture thoughts unless we stimulate it with habitual verbalizing. When we train ourselves by constant practice to stop verbalizing, the brain can experience things as they are.
8
William Hazlitt
Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.
9
Thomas W. Higginson
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
10
William James
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HABITUAL»

Discover the use of habitual in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to habitual and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Habitual Entrepreneurs
Habitual Entrepreneurs examines the scale of habitual entrepreneurship and uses insights from human capital theory and cognitive theories to present a theoretical case for distinguishing between different types of entrepreneurs with ...
Gry Agnete Alsos, Paul Westhead, Mike Wright, 2008
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Habitual Entrepreneurship
In accordance with this point, several authors further have agreed on focusing on multiple founders, so-called habitual entrepreneurs, supposably providing the best insights and the most valuable information about the field of ...
Christian Weiss, 2010
3
Serious Offenders: A Historical Study of Habitual Criminals
Serious Offenders examines the criminal careers of persistent offenders in northwest England between the 1840s and 1940s.
Barry S. Godfrey, David J. Cox, Stephen Farrall, 2010
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Clean of Heart
Clean of Heart consists of forty-three daily meditations which draw from the power of the Sacraments and the wisdom of the Saints (elements lacking in many Evangelical books). Second, Clean of Heart is a surprisingly chaste book.
Rosemarie Scott, 2006
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Confessions of an Habitual Adminstrator: An Academic ...
Based on the author's 46 years in academe, this book is a candid and often humorous look at one administrator's experiences and the lessons he learned.
Paul T. Bryant, 2005
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The Evolution of Grammar: Tense, Aspect, and Modality in the ...
Habitual meaning According to the scheme we adopted above, based largely on Comrie 1976, one half of the imperfective spectrum is occupied by progressive meaning, the other half consists of habitual meaning. An examination of our ...
Joan Bybee, Revere Perkins, William Pagliuca, 1994
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Common Processes in Habitual Substance Use: A Research Agenda
Committee on Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior. X encompassing a wide range of multidisciplinary specialists,* the meeting ...
National Research Council. Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Committee on Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Substance Abuse and Habitual Behavior, 1977
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Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of ...
THE RELATION OF HABITUAL THOUGHT AND BEHAVIOR TO LANGUAGE* Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the ...
Benjamin Lee Whorf, John Bissell Carroll, 1956
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Heurists and Biases with Habitual Entrepreneurs
5.1 Summary First, the habitual entrepreneurship definition, its roots and implications for the entrepreneurial field have been introduced and critically discussed. Of particular interest has been, whether the blur between ex-post and ex-ante ...
Philipp Kirchner, 2011
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The Inner Kalacakratantra : A Buddhist Tantric View of the ...
Several passages on this topic in the Kalacakra literature suggest that semen leaves the body at the time of death due to the power of the individual's habitual propensities of seminal emission in sexual bliss. The habitual propensities (citta-  ...
Department of Religious Studies University of California Vesna Wallace Assistant Professor, Santa Barbara, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HABITUAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term habitual is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bedford Man Sentenced To Prison For Escape, Habitual Offenses
(BEDFORD) - A Bedford man was sentenced to eight and a half years for failing to report to Community Corrections and for being a habitual ... «WBIW.com, Jul 15»
2
Habitual Offender Arrested
ONGOLE:Ongole police arrested a habitual offender CSVD Sesha Rao of Nidadavolu in West Godavari district on Saturday for cheating a ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
Police nab 'habitual car burglar'
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police arrested a man Thursday afternoon who they said is a "habitual car burglar." Officers with a vehicle ... «KSAT San Antonio, Jul 15»
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Two habitual offenders held for Pachalloor theft
The police said that it was an investigation conducted by the crime squad officials on habitual offenders that resulted in the arrest. The police ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Habitual runner: Man captured in Tuesday night manhunt wanted on …
Jospeh Rodriguez was captured early Wednesday morning following a three-hour manhunt in southern Hunt County. Hunt County Jail booking ... «inForney.com, Jul 15»
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Habitual Offender Faces Several Charges In Clare County
Then at the end of June, he was arrested again for being a habitual offender third offense and was given a PR bond for medical treatment. «9&10 News, Jul 15»
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Habitual offender arrested for theft in Malad coaching class
According to the police, Soni is a habitual offender who has more than 15 cases registered in his name in several areas of the city. He has been ... «Free Press Journal, Jul 15»
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Clementon police: Call us if you spot allegedly 'habitual' shoplifter in …
CLEMENTON — An allegedly "habitual" shoplifter was recently arrested by borough police, who are now asking the public to call them if they ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
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Handy tool to check habitual offenders
Not just routine policing but effective usage of laws helps control crime. A case in point is the invoking of Preventive Detention (PD) Act by the ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
10
Conover Man Indicted on Habitual Larceny Charge
Logan was charged as an habitual offender as the result of his previous history of shoplifting, including a previous habitual felon conviction in ... «WHKY, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Habitual [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/habitual>. Jun 2020 ».
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