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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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addiction

Synonyms:

noun
act
addiction.
addiction
dependence, dependency, habituation.
alcohol abuse
alcoholism.
dependence
bent, compulsion, craving, enslavement, fixation, inclination, jones, obsession, substance abuse.
drunkenness
alcoholism, bacchanalian, boozing, carousing, dipsomania, drinking, drunkenness, guzzling, inebriation, inebriety, intemperance, intoxication.
feeling
addiction.
habit
acclimation, conventionality, custom, disposition, habit, instinct, leaning, mannerism, regularity, routine, rut, second nature, temperament, tendency, tradition, trait, treadmill, way of life, wont, Familiarity, daily grind, fixed ways.
obsession
fixation.
reliance
dependence, dependency.
state
addiction, dependance, dependence, dependency, habituation.
substance abuse
drug abuse, substance abuse, Drug Dependence, solvent abuse, drug habit, alcoholic addiction, chemical abuse, drug use, narcotics abuse.
Examples of usage:
  1. But in spite of her addiction for boys' ways there was still a good deal of the girl about her, and she was capable of a dozen different emotions in as many minutes. – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. He was a fashionable dandy, noted for his dress, for his dinners, and, it must be added, for his addiction to pleasure- a man apparently with little of that solidarity in his own being which he sought to introduce into society at large, and yet his public career possesses an undoubted unity. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  3. While the addiction to classical studies lasted- mark this well, young men- opium was used solely as a medicine; and besides, tell me who smoke it the most? – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  4. We do not treat a drug addiction with the hope of curing it, but we treat a patient suffering from a particular drug habit and we try so to modify that patient's life that after we have succeeded in getting him away from his habit, which is never difficult, he will not relapse into it. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  5. But this addiction to play, though it was that consequence of the influence of the society to which Marie Antoinette was at this time so devoted, which would have seemed the most objectionable in the eyes of rigid moralists, was not that which excited the greatest dissatisfaction in the neighborhood of the court. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge

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