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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