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Spell Check of addicted

Correct spelling: addicted

Definition of addicted:

  1. compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit- forming; " she is addicted to chocolate"; " addicted to cocain"

Common misspellings for addicted:

  • adicted (37%)
  • addictied (8%)
  • additude (8%)
  • addicited (6%)
  • addicated (6%)
  • addited (5%)
  • addcited (3%)
  • adected (3%)
  • addmited (3%)
  • addiced (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for addicted:

  1. One is addicted to that which he has allowed to gain a strong, habitual, and enduring hold upon action, inclination, or involuntary tendency, as to a habit or indulgence. A man may be accustomed to labor, attached to his profession, devoted to his religion, given to study or to gluttony ( in the bad sense, given over, or given up, is a stronger and more hopeless expression, as is abandoned). One inclined to luxury may become habituated to poverty. One is wedded to that which has become a second nature; as, one is wedded to science or to art. Prone is used only in a bad sense, and generally of natural tendencies; as, our hearts are prone to evil. Abandoned tells of the acquired viciousness of one who has given himself up to wickedness. Addicted may be used in a good, but more frequently a bad sense; as, addicted to study; addicted to drink. Devoted is used chiefly in the good sense; as, a mother's devoted affection.
  2. The rector once ventured to say, as the case was next door to her, - 'It is very sad, is it not, Mrs Caffyn, that Polesden should be so addicted to drink.
  3. As Poor Robin was more addicted to flesh than fish, so of all sorts of flesh he loved a dish of lamb- stones best.