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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-eyt]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪt/
    • /həˈbɪtʃ.u.eɪ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [huh-bich-oo-eyt]
    • /həˈbɪtʃ uˌeɪt/

Definitions of habituated word

  • verb with object habituated to accustom (a person, the mind, etc.), as to a particular situation: Wealth habituated him to luxury. 1
  • verb with object habituated Archaic. to frequent. 1
  • verb without object habituated to cause habituation, physiologically or psychologically. 1
  • noun habituated Simple past tense and past participle of habituate. 1
  • adjective habituated If you are habituated to something, you have become used to it. 0

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Origin of habituated

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Late Latin habituātus conditioned, constituted, (past participle of habituāre), equivalent to habitu(s) habit1 + -ātus -ate1

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Parts of speech for Habituated


habituated popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for habituated

adj habituated

  • confirmed — You use confirmed to describe someone who has a particular habit or belief that they are very unlikely to change.
  • ingrained — ingrained; firmly fixed.
  • continuing — not ended; ongoing
  • abiding — An abiding feeling, memory, or interest is one that you have for a very long time.
  • accustomed — If you are accustomed to something, you know it so well or have experienced it so often that it seems natural, unsurprising, or easy to deal with.

adjective habituated

  • enduring — Continuing or long-lasting.

Antonyms for habituated

adj habituated

  • indefinite — not definite; without fixed or specified limit; unlimited: an indefinite number.
  • fleeting — swift; rapid: to be fleet of foot; a fleet horse.
  • transient — not lasting, enduring, or permanent; transitory.

adjective habituated

verb with object habituated

  • dishabituated — to cause to be no longer habituated or accustomed.

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