Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: addicted
IPA transcription: [əd'ɪktɪd]
Pronunciations of addicted
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: addicted
    Meaning: compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"
Usage examples
  • 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.
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