force of habit

noun phrase

Definition of force of habit

: behavior made involuntary or automatic by repeated practice

First Known Use of force of habit

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Force of habit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/force%20of%20habit. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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