Definition of Addicted in English :

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Addicted meaning in English

Meaning of Addicted in English

Pronunciation of Addicted in English

Addicted pronunciation in English

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1. addicted

compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming

Example Sentences:
'she is addicted to chocolate'
'addicted to cocaine'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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dependent on a substance, esp a narcotic drug
One son died and the other is addicted.
babies of addicted mothers
She's addicted to heroin.
Many of the women are addicted to heroin and cocaine.
After about three months, I was no longer addicted to nicotine.
He became addicted to pain medication.
devoted to a particular activity or thing, to the extent that one does it or has it as much as possible
Millions of addicted viewers tuned in.
I love competing. I'm completely addicted.
I went through about four years of being addicted to video games.
She's addicted to soap operas.
She had become addicted to golf.

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tr.v. ad·dict·ed, ad·dict·ing, ad·dicts
1. To cause to have a medically or psychologically significant addiction: The thief was addicted to cocaine. My uncle is addicted to gambling.
a. To occupy (oneself) with or involve (oneself) in something habitually: That show was so good that I became addicted to watching it.
b. To cause to use something on a regular or dependent basis: economies that are addicted to fossil fuels.
n. (ădĭkt)
1. A person who has an addiction, as to narcotics or gambling.
2. A devoted adherent; a fan: a soap-opera addict.

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