addiction

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  • Info Addiction is a state defined by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences. more...
  • They practice in doing research in areas of addiction and mental health in both men and women.
  • Long-term use has been reported to result in addiction.
  • Although she was still struggling with addiction, she became interested in music again.
  • Video games may present a form of addiction for some.
  • Vampires in this state will eventually become unable to control their natural addiction to blood.
  • Since chocolate contains both, it is often used in studies of food addiction.
  • Having such serious addiction issues has a major impact - it colours who you are and becomes part of you.
  • As with many other popular online games, addiction is not unknown.
  • No one seemed to know much about drug addiction.
  • Because of her addiction and social circle, her husband immediately divorced her after returning from the war.
  • The producers ordered her to take a six-week break to overcome her addiction.
  • Towards the end of his life, however, he conquered his addiction and lost a significant amount of weight.
  • She also detailed her own heroin addiction and its effects on her relationship with her children.
  • This addiction continued until the end of his life.
  • After his car accident his addiction included pain killers and became serious.
  • The song is about drug addiction, but can sound like a break-up ballad.
  • One of the major difficulties in her early life was her father's addiction to alcohol.
  • During that time, he entered a period of drug addiction.
  • Her parents, however, were fearful that the music would lead her into a life of drug addiction.
  • His addiction cost him millions of dollars by his own account.
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Synonyms of addiction

Meaning of addiction

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