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Definition of Habitualness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Habitualness
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1. The Rhythm of Life: And Other Essays by Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell (1905)
"For he may unawares have allowed the habitualness that besets this multitudinous life to take the pen from his hand and to write for him a page or a word ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"But true perfection . . . consists, as has been shown, in these three things : in the uprightness, the universality, and habitualness of our obedience. ..."
3. A Grammar of the New Testament Greek by Alexander Buttmann (1891)
"1) this Aorist, used alike by poets and prose writers of every age, can indeed express habitualness, but just as well and still more frequently the ..."
4. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"... and that its ' determination' means no more than a certain habitualness in this succession. Deprived of the benefit of ambiguous phraseology, then, ..."
5. The Bookman (1896)
"Of what is hackneyed she will have nothing ; " habitualness," she says, " compels our refusals." Patent things, even patent truths, fail to arrest her ..."