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Definition of addicted:

  1. Given up; habituated.

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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.

Quotes for addicted:

  1. Drugs were pretty easy to quit taking. I was never addicted to anything to begin with. But then, liquor- I had to wait about another six years before I finally got around to quitting that. I'm sure glad I did. - Alex Chilton
  2. Acting is really only part of my life. I'm addicted to it. - Blythe Danner
  3. I think most people will tell you that. They can go along and, while they're denying that they are addicted, say it's stress this, it's this, it's that. But I- it's- I think- I really believe there is a gene. Some people become addicted and others don't. - Dick Van Dyke
  4. America is addicted to wars of distraction. - Barbara Ehrenreich
  5. I used to make fun of my friends who had BlackBerries. And I know that the expression CrackBerry has been going around, but now I fully understand it. I'm actually addicted to a piece of machinery, and that's really embarrassing. - John Krasinski
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