Definition of Addicted

1. Adjective. Compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming. "Addicted to cocaine"




Definition of Addicted

1. Adjective. Being physically or psychologically dependent on something. ¹

2. Verb. (past of addict) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Addicted

1. addict [v] - See also: addict

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Literary usage of Addicted

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Partridge 1942 also finds addicted to pejorative and recommends not using it neutrally unless one is being facetious. But evidence in the OED shows neutral ..."

2. Preventing Gang & Drug Related Witness Intimidation by Peter Finn (1998)
"Some jurisdictions now have technology that Drug Treatment for addicted Witnesses Many prosecutors reported struggling to meet the needs of addicted ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1899)
"CHAPTER X Why the Americans Arc More addicted to Practical Than to Theoretical Science IF a democratic state of society and ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"¬ętood to what extent a person must be addicted to the uee of intoxicating liquors to become an alcoholic, neither is there anything to show that he knew ..."

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