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Definition of habitual adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    habitual

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//həˈbɪtʃuəl//
     
     
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  1. 1[only before noun] usual or typical of someone or something They waited for his habitual response. She sat smoking her habitual cigarette.
  2. 2(of an action) done, often in a way that is annoying or difficult to stop habitual complaining the habitual use of heroin
  3. 3 [only before noun] (of a person) doing something that has become a habit and is therefore difficult to stop a habitual criminal/drinker/liar, etc.
 
adverb the dark glasses he habitually wore
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