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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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