Habitual



[huh-bich-oo-uh l] /həˈbɪtʃ u əl/

adjective
1.
of the nature of a ; fixed by or resulting from :
habitual courtesy.
2.
being such by :
a habitual gossip.
3.
commonly used, followed, observed, etc., as by a particular person; customary:
She took her habitual place at the table.
/həˈbɪtjʊəl/
adjective
1.
(usually prenominal) done or experienced regularly and repeatedly: the habitual Sunday walk
2.
(usually prenominal) by habit: a habitual drinker
3.
customary; usual: his habitual comment
adj.

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin habitualis “pertaining to habit or dress,” from Latin habitus (see habit (n.)).

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  • Habitually

    [huh-bich-oo-uh l] /həˈbɪtʃ u əl/ adjective 1. of the nature of a ; fixed by or resulting from : habitual courtesy. 2. being such by : a habitual gossip. 3. commonly used, followed, observed, etc., as by a particular person; customary: She took her habitual place at the table. /həˈbɪtjʊəl/ adjective 1. (usually prenominal) done […]

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