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Synonyms for addiction
əˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituation(noun)

    being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, dependency

  2. addiction(noun)

    an abnormally strong craving

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, dependency

  3. addiction(noun)

    (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master

    "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, dependency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] addictedness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "addiction":

    addictions, dependence, dependency, habituation, abuse, reliance, dependencies, drug

How to pronounce addiction?

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How to say addiction in sign language?

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How to use addiction in a sentence?

  1. Azaraksh Mokri:

    We really had a hard time convincing people that this is addiction.

  2. Michael Kelly:

    He's a man who deals with addiction in many ways. At his core, he's a complicated dude who does some bad things.

  3. Michelle Shaw:

    When they see people coming they get that anxiety that sugar is on its way and they are going to be very aggressive to feed that addiction.

  4. Prince Mohammed:

    We will not allow our country ever to be at the mercy of commodity price volatility or external markets, we have developed a case of oil addiction in Saudi Arabia.

  5. Majid Mirzaei:

    Drug addiction is a fact. It can't be eliminated but you can manage it correctly.


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