Associations to the word «Habituation»

Wiktionary

HABITUATION, noun. The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.
HABITUATION, noun. (psychology) The process of becoming accustomed to an internal or external stimulus, such as a noxious smell or loud noise.

Dictionary definition

HABITUATION, noun. Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).
HABITUATION, noun. A general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley