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see synonyms of habitual


1. accustomed, customary, habitual, wonted

commonly used or practiced; usual

Example Sentences:
'his accustomed thoroughness'
'took his customary morning walk'
'his habitual comment'
'with her wonted candor'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of habitual
1. (usually prenominal)
done or experienced regularly and repeatedly
the habitual Sunday walk
2. (usually prenominal)
by habit
a habitual drinker
customary; usual
his habitual comment

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see synonyms of habitual
formed or acquired by continual use; done by habit or fixed as a habit; customary
being or doing a certain thing by habit; steady; inveterate
a habitual smoker
much seen, done, or used; usual; frequent

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see synonyms of habitual
a. Done by habit: habitual lying.
b. Being so by habit: a habitual liar. See Synonyms at chronic.
2. Established by long use; usual: my habitual place. See Synonyms at usual.
3. Grammar Designating an action or state that lasts for or is repeated over an extended duration, expressed in English by such means as the simple present tense (She works downtown) and the phrase used to (A factory used to be located at that intersection).

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