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Definition of habit-forming

What is the definition of "habit-forming"?
  • habit-formingadjective
  • 1. Capable of leading to physiological or psychological dependence: a habit-forming drug.
    2. Tending to become habitual: The taste of success can be habit-forming.


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  • "Not at all, it is habit-forming, which is not to say its addictive."

    "ADHD drugs generally act as a stimulant to alleviate symptoms but can be habit-forming and associated with side effects such as increased heart rate and loss of appetite."

    "And perhaps, pornography is the perfect analogy — titillating, unrealistic, demeaning, exploitative, a poor substitute for the real thing, but alluring and potentially habit-forming."

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