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Correct spelling:
addiction
Definition:
State of being habituated.
Synonyms:
habit (noun)
rut, familiarity, acclimation, disposition, conventionality, instinct, tradition, regularity, daily grind, temperament, second nature, tendency, lifestyle, way of life, trait, treadmill, custom, leaning, wont, habit, fixed ways, routine, mannerism.
drunkenness (noun)
bacchanalian, inebriety, alcoholism, drinking, dipsomania, drunkenness, intemperance, intoxication, boozing, carousing, inebriation, guzzling.
Other synonyms:
clean, compulsion, thirst, yearning, fixation, longing, hankering, cold turkey, dependency, obsession, ache, desire, inclination, jones, dependence, monkey, wish, crack den, colony, comedown, substance abuse, bust, abuse, craving, bent, dependance, habituation, urge, crackhouse, enslavement.
Examples of usage:
  1. addiction to burlesque was a further hindrance, for she did not perceive how her comedy could be strained to gratify it. Percy's - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. She was very much at home with my lord, whom she rallied for his addiction to his Club at a particular hour of the afternoon. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. Addiction crowds out friendship, ambition, moral conviction, and reduces all the richness of life to a single destructive desire. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
Common misspellings:
  1. adiction (37%)
  2. addicition (17%)
  3. addiciton (15%)
  4. additction (7%)
  5. addication (5%)
  6. addicion (4%)
  7. addtiction (2%)
  8. addidction (1%)
  9. addtition (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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