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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-uh l]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ u əl/
    • /həˈbɪtʃ.u.əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-uh l]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ u əl/

Definitions of habitually word

  • adjective habitually of the nature of a habit; fixed by or resulting from habit: habitual courtesy. 1
  • adjective habitually being such by habit: a habitual gossip. 1
  • adjective habitually commonly used, followed, observed, etc., as by a particular person; customary: She took her habitual place at the table. 1
  • noun habitually By habit; in a habitual manner. 1
  • adverb habitually usually, regularly 1
  • adverb habitually Occurring regularly or usually. 0

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Origin of habitually

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Medieval Latin habituālis relating to dress, condition, or habit, equivalent to Latin habitu(s) habit1 + -ālis -al1

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Parts of speech for Habitually


habitually popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for habitually

adv habitually

  • customarily — according to custom; usually
  • commonly — usually; ordinarily
  • consistently — agreeing or accordant; compatible; not self-contradictory: His views and actions are consistent.
  • frequently — often; many times; at short intervals.
  • generally — usually; commonly; ordinarily: He generally comes home at noon.

adverb habitually

  • usually — habitual or customary: her usual skill.
  • routinely — a customary or regular course of procedure.
  • regularly — at regular times or intervals.

Antonyms for habitually

adverb habitually

  • unusually — not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree; exceptional: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response.

Top questions with habitually

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