Definition of Addictive

1. Adjective. Causing or characterized by addiction. "Addictive behavior"

Exact synonyms: Habit-forming
Derivative terms: Addict
Antonyms: Nonaddictive



Definition of Addictive

1. Adjective. Causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming. ¹

2. Adjective. Characterized by or susceptible to addiction. ¹

3. Noun. A drug that causes an addiction. ¹

4. Noun. Anything that is very habit-forming. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Addictive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Addictive

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Literary usage of Addictive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mental Health, United States, 1994 edited by Ronald W. Manderscheid, Mary A. Sonnenschein (1995)
"Prior to the three articles on which this chapter is based, national prevalence rates of mental and addictive disorders and service-use had been reported ..."

2. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Dealing With addictive Disabilities Just as one will find intelligent or talented people inconvenienced with every kind of disability, valued employees will ..."

3. Treatment of Drug Dependent Individuals with Comorbid Mental Disorders edited by Lisa S. Onken, Jack D. Blaine, Sander Genser, Arthur M. Horton (1998)
"... Substance Use Patterns in Persons With Comorbid Mental and addictive Disorders Kate B. Carey Assessment of substance use patterns can be distinguished ..."

4. The Ftc Cigarette Test Method for Determining Tar, Nicotine & Carbon edited by Donald R. Shopland (1997)
"Markers: Nicotine Pharmacology and addictive Effects Jack E. Henningfield and Leslie M. Schuh INTRODUCTION Dosing characteristics of cigarette brands are ..."

5. Evaluation of Glove Bag Containment in Asbestos Removal by Bruce A. Hollett, Phillip A. Froelich, Paul E. Caplan, Thomas C. Cooper, Stanley A. Shulman (1990)
"(Challenges in Assessing Substance Use Patterns in Persons With Comorbid Mental and addictive Disorders Kate B. Carey Assessment of substance use patterns ..."

6. Cigars: Health Effects and Trends by Donald Shopland (1998)
"EARLY OBSERVATIONS The history of tobacco use includes accounts of cigar OF addictive EFFECTS smoking by native Americans dating back more than 1000 years. ..."

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