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English noun: habituation

1. habituation (state) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)


Synonymsaddiction, dependance, dependence, dependency


Broader (hypernym)physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Narrower (hyponym)drug addiction, white plague


Domain categorynarcotic

2. habituation (act) a general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions


Broader (hypernym)accommodation, adjustment, fitting









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