Meaning: compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"
Addicted to rhetoric.
"I apprehend that he is rather addicted to profane song.
History does not record whether the women became as addicted to soap as the men to the fragrant weed.
The Scarecrow now presented a very respectable appearance, and although in no way addicted to vanity he
These vices (for we scruple not to call them such) bring misery unpitied, and contempt on every one addicted to them.
All they did was to perform their dirty, arduous toil, eat poorly; they were miserably clad, addicted to drunkenness.
The Thomisus, in particular, the subject of this chapter, is passionately addicted to the pursuit of the Domestic Bee.
There are other Ichneumon-flies, moreover, addicted to robbing Spiders' nests; a basket of fresh eggs is their offspring's regular food.
"I suppose you would like to take them to the Casino to play roulette? Well, excuse my speaking so plainly, but I know how addicted you are to gambling.
The Athenians are addicted to innovation, and their designs are characterized by swiftness alike in conception and execution; you have a genius for keeping what you have got, accompanied by a total want of invention, and when forced to act you never go far enough.