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  Words related to addiction

Related / Similar Words: dependence, dependency, habituation

 

Definition:
  • (Roman law) a formal award by a court sentence of a thing or person to another (as of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master; "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery";
  • an abnormally strong craving;
  • being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs);

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    Hyponyms: drug addiction, white plague

     

    Derivational Morphology: addict, hook, habituate, accustom

     

    Anagrams: dictation, contadino

     

     
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