ALL meanings of addiction

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  • variable noun addiction Addiction is the condition of taking harmful drugs and being unable to stop taking them. 3
  • variable noun addiction An addiction to something is a very strong desire or need for it. 3
  • noun addiction the condition of being abnormally dependent on some habit, esp compulsive dependency on narcotic drugs 3
  • noun addiction the condition of being addicted (to a habit) or of being an addict; specif., the habitual use of narcotic drugs 3
  • noun addiction The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. 1
  • noun addiction the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma. 1
  • noun addiction to illicit drugs 1
  • noun addiction to a drug 1
  • noun addiction internet, games, etc. 1
  • noun addiction (medicine) A state that is characterized by compulsive drug use or compulsive engagement in rewarding behavior, despite negative consequences. 0
  • noun addiction The state of being addicted; devotion; inclination. 0
  • noun addiction A habit or practice that damages, jeopardizes or shortens one's life but when ceased causes trauma. 0
  • noun addiction A pathological relationship to mood altering experience that has life damaging consequences. 0
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