Associations to the word «Habit»


HABIT, noun. An action done on a regular basis.
HABIT, noun. An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
HABIT, noun. A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
HABIT, noun. A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
HABIT, noun. (archaic) Outward appearance; attire; dress.
HABIT, noun. (botany) (mineralogy) Form of growth or general appearance of a variety or species of plant or crystal.
HABIT, noun. An addiction.
HABIT, verb. To clothe.
HABIT, verb. (archaic) To inhabit.

Dictionary definition

HABIT, noun. An established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening".
HABIT, noun. (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it".
HABIT, noun. A distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order.
HABIT, noun. The general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); "a shrub of spreading habit".
HABIT, noun. Attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire).
HABIT, noun. Excessive use of drugs.
HABIT, verb. Put a habit on.

Wise words

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