habit

phonetic symbol: / hǽbət / 

habit - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation
■ may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition
e.g.)
・owls have nocturnal habits
・she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair
use

[ noun ]
■ excessive use of drugs
drug abuse , substance abuse

[ noun ]
■ a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

[ noun ]
■ attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
riding habit

[ noun ]
■ an established custom
e.g.)
・it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
wont

[ noun ]
■ the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)
e.g.)
・a shrub of spreading habit

[ verb ]
■ put a habit on

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