habitual

IPA: hʌbˈɪtʃuʌɫ

noun

  • (colloquial) One who does something habitually, such as a serial criminal offender.
  • (grammar) A construction representing something done habitually.

adjective

  • Of or relating to a habit; established as a habit; performed over and over again; recurrent, recurring.
  • Regular or usual.
  • Of a person or thing: engaging in some behaviour as a habit or regularly.
  • (grammar) Pertaining to an action performed customarily, ordinarily, or usually.

Examples of "habitual" in Sentences

  • It is not the habitual use of swear words.
  • Drug abuse is the habitual misuse of a drug.
  • The case of the habitual sinner is more complex.
  • A ritual is the habitual performance of some action.
  • Suspending that habitual fascination is the beginning of meditation.
  • There is that which we call habitual grace; that is, the fruits of the
  • And training oneself in habitual, systematic dishonesty is surely a bad thing.
  • Before he was twenty he'd been in Mimico for what they called habitual alcoholism.
  • They were fixed upon the trail before him, and he stumbled on in habitual misery, as though he had been doing this thing for a few centuries more or less.
  • From the NYT:Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki lashed out at the American military on Thursday, denouncing what he characterized as habitual attacks by troops against Iraqi civilians....
  • It was only when he read over the notes of the sitting, a little later, that he perceived all at once that his father had been describing the last hours of his life in the terms habitual to him.
  • BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 1 — Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki lashed out at the American military on Thursday, denouncing what he characterized as habitual attacks by troops against Iraqi civiliians
  • BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 1 — Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki lashed out at the American military on Thursday, denouncing what he characterized as habitual attacks by troops against Iraqi civilians.
  • "Our results indicate that older adults can use these sorts of more complex motor tasks to effectively reduce repetition errors in habitual prospective memory tasks, such as taking a daily medication." ...
  • Sanctifying grace remains with us as long as we are not guilty of mortal sin; and hence, it is often called habitual grace; but actual grace comes to us only when we need its help in doing or avoiding an action, and it remains with us only while we are doing or avoiding the action.

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