Simple Definition of habitual
: done regularly or repeatedly
: doing something regularly or repeatedly
Full Definition of habitual
Examples of habitual in a sentence
He was fired for his habitual lateness.
They went for their habitual evening walk.
First Known Use of habitual
Synonym Discussion of habitual
HABITUAL Defined for Kids
Definition of habitual for Students
1 : occurring regularly or repeatedly : being or done by habit <habitual kindness>
2 : doing or acting by force of habit <habitual liars>
3 : regular 1 <Salad is my habitual lunch.>
habitually\-wə-lē\ adverb <He is habitually late.>
Legal Definition of habitual
1 : practicing or acting in some manner by force of custom, habit, or addiction <a habitual drunkard>
2 : being such a specified number of times or with designated regularity <habitual offenders>
3 : involved in the practice of a person's usual behavior <her habitual residence>
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