A consuming desire; a yearning.
A tendency, disposition, or inclination:
An addiction, esp. to narcotics
The definition of habituation is the process or state of becoming adapted or accustomed to something.
A disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of alcohol use that causes harm or distress. It typically involves cravings for alcohol, inability to control the amount consumed, withdrawal symptoms in its absence, and the need to consume greater quantities in order to feel the same effects, and often results in impaired social functioning and significant damage to physical health.
The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
Excessive use of alcohol, opiates, stimulants, hallucinogens, etc., esp. without prescription
Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
A state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative.
A diseased condition resulting from excessive or habitual use of cocaine
Delivery into the possession of another, such as vacating of property by the tenant before the lease has terminated so that the landlord may consider termination to have occurred; the giving up of a claim or a right; yielding to the control or power of another; the return of an estate to the one who has a reversion so as to merge the estate into a larger one.
The definition of withdrawal is the act of taking something out, or stopping participation in an activity.
Find another word for addiction. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for addiction, like: compulsion, craving, bent, dependence, habit, enslavement, habituation, obsession, addictedness, alcoholism and inclination.