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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hab-i-tid]
    • /ˈhæb ɪ tɪd/
    • /ˈhæbɪtɪd /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hab-i-tid]
    • /ˈhæb ɪ tɪd/

Definitions of habited word

  • adjective habited inhabited. 1
  • noun habited an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary: the habit of looking both ways before crossing the street. 1
  • noun habited customary practice or use: Daily bathing is an American habit. 1
  • noun habited a particular practice, custom, or usage: the habit of shaking hands. 1
  • noun habited a dominant or regular disposition or tendency; prevailing character or quality: She has a habit of looking at the bright side of things. 1
  • noun habited addiction, especially to narcotics (often preceded by the). 1

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Origin of habited

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605; habit1 + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Habited


habited popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 70% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

habited usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for habited

verb habited

  • drape — to cover or hang with cloth or other fabric, especially in graceful folds; adorn with drapery.
  • dress up — of or for a dress or dresses.
  • swaddle — to bind (an infant, especially a newborn infant) with long, narrow strips of cloth to prevent free movement; wrap tightly with clothes.
  • swathe — to wrap, bind, or swaddle with bands of some material; wrap up closely or fully.
  • fit — adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops.

Antonyms for habited

verb habited

  • uncover — to lay bare; disclose; reveal.
  • disrobe — Take off one's clothes.
  • reveal — to make known; disclose; divulge: to reveal a secret.
  • open — not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • unclothe — to strip of clothes.

adjective habited

  • masklike — a covering for all or part of the face, worn to conceal one's identity.
  • awestruck — If someone is awestruck, they are very impressed and amazed by something.
  • unexpressive — not expressive; lacking in expression of meaning, feeling, etc.: a bland and unexpressive person.
  • blank — Something that is blank has nothing on it.
  • straight out — thoroughgoing: a straight-out Democrat.

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