Synonyms for addicted

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-dik-tid
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdɪk tɪd

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Définition of addicted

Origin :
  • 1530s, "delivered over" by judicial sentence; past participle adjective from addict (v.). Modern sense of "dependent" is short for self-addicted "to give over or award (oneself) to someone or some practice" (1560s; exact phrase from c.1600); specialization to narcotics dependency is from c.1910.
  • adj dependent on something, compulsive
Example sentences :
  • They do not wear gloves, nor are they addicted to scent on their pocket-handkerchiefs.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • He was remarkably truthful, and was neither dissipated nor addicted to drink.
  • Extract from : « Father Sergius » by Leo Tolstoy
  • He was so 'addicted to lying that his parents could not distinguish when he was speaking the truth.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • To the use of lots and auguries, they are addicted beyond all other nations.
  • Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus
  • They are the masons of the mind, a race of builders, addicted to a workmanship of their own.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • I can remember no time in my life when I was not addicted to the study of humanity.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • Dryden and Congreve, however, appear to have been addicted to the pleasant pastime.
  • Extract from : « The Book-Hunter in London » by William Roberts
  • I have already given a hint that I was also addicted to the angle.
  • Extract from : « Lavengro » by George Borrow
  • It was natural that his little Eleanor should be capricious and variable and addicted to moods.
  • Extract from : « Quin » by Alice Hegan Rice

Antonyms for addicted

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