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habitual

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of habitual

  1. 1 being such by habit and not likely to change <she admits she's an habitual procrastinator, but she still manages to meet all her deadlines> Synonyms bred-in-the-bone, chronic, confirmed, dyed-in-the-wool, inveterate Related Words incorrigible, unreconstructed, unregenerate; born, natural; persistent, regular, repeat, serial, steady, unchanging, unfailing; addicted; accustomed, habituated, used, wonted; deep-rooted, deep-seated, entrenched (also intrenched), inbred, inherent, innate, intrinsic; apt, inclined, prone; mulish, obstinate, set, stubborn Near Antonyms unaccustomed, unused; intermittent, occasional

  2. 2 appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time <her supervisor warned her that she could be fired for habitual tardiness> Synonyms constant, frequent, regular, periodic, periodical, repeated, steadyRelated Words continual, intermittent, recurrent, recurring; cyclic (or cyclical); around-the-clock, hourly, round-the-clock, 24-7 (or 24/7); chronic, confirmed, inveterate; expected, usualNear Antonyms episodic (also episodical), occasional; unexpected, unusualAntonyms inconstant, infrequent, irregular





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