habit–forming

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adjective hab·it–form·ing \ˈha-bət-ˌfȯr-miŋ\

Definition of habit–forming

  1. :  inducing the formation of an addiction a habit–forming drug

First Known Use of habit–forming

1913


HABIT–FORMING Defined for English Language Learners

habit-forming

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Definition of habit–forming for English Language Learners

  • : causing a strong need to regularly have something (such as a drug) or do something


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habit–forming

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adjective hab·it–form·ing \ˈhab-ət-ˌfȯr-miŋ\

Medical Definition of habit–forming

  1. :  inducing the formation of an addiction a habit–forming prescription painkiller


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