habit

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  • Info A habit (or wont) is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur unconsciously. more...
  • Only recently released from prison, he had been trying to break his habit.
  • Most students are young people, whose living habits may be different from older people.
  • Do you know what it is to have the life-long habit of a lie? Cited from A Foregone Conclusion, by W. D. Howells
  • The habit was to remain with him for rest of his life.
  • He said that professional baseball required ability, good habits and strong character.
  • He began to drink heavily, a habit he continued for the rest of his life.
  • Their marriage seems to have become something of a habit.
  • Little is known of the habits of the species in this family.
  • They must be made English in their habits, in their laws and in their religion.
  • He had a bad habit of always carrying a roll of money with him.
  • Because of their difference in habits, they seldom saw each other even though they lived together.
  • Although people know they could get caught and marked for life, they find it hard to give up the habit.
  • Once she had formed the habit she found she could not break it, so spread it among her friends instead.
  • The team established a habit of scoring late goals to tie or win games.
  • They actually may be more common than we may think because of their cryptic habits.
  • They were poor, and brought up their children to habits of manual industry.
  • It is said that three habits were taken from the body.
  • According to Lord, it was his faith in God which broke him of his habit.
  • And once either a good or bad habit has begun to be established, it is very difficult to change.
  • However, some children continue these habits over long periods of time.
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Meaning of habit

  • noun An established custom
    it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
  • 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
  • noun A distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
  • noun The general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)
    a shrub of spreading habit
  • noun Attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
  • verb Put a habit on