habit

  1. an established custom
  2. a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition
  3. a distinctive attire (as the costume of a religious order)
  4. excessive use of drugs

Habit

A habit (or wont) is a routine of behavior that is repeated regularly and tends to occur unconsciously. In the American Journal of Psychology (1903) it is defined in this way: `A habit, from the standpoint of psychology, is a more or less fixed way of thinking, willing, or feeling acquired through previous repetition of a mental experience.` Hab.....
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habit

The attributes of the appearance of a crystal or aggregate.
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habit

(from the article `Roman Catholicism`) Roman Catholicism for centuries has fostered a distinct clerical identity, symbolized by clerical garb, which sets priests as a class apart from lay ... ...of the community; and religious dress embraces not only what is worn by a prayer leader but also what is worn by his congregation outside as we...
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habit

(from the article `Rosales`) ...forms are found in the Rosales, including small to large trees, shrubs, stout woody vines, succulents, and annual and perennial herbs. Only the ... The order Sapindales is overwhelmingly composed of woody plants, mostly trees, large shrubs, or woody climbers. The latter are particularly common in ... [...
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habit

(habĀ“it) an action that has become automatic or characteristic by repetition. predisposition; bodily temperament.
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Habit

(Lat. habitus from habere, to have) In psychology: An acquired mental function reinforced by repetition. In metaphysics, one of Aristotle's 10 categories, Hume's ground for causality ('custom of the mind') and Peirce's leading principle or basis of natural law. -- L.W.
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habit

[n] - an established custom 2. [n] - a distinctive attire (as the costume of a religious order) 3. [n] - a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition 4. [v] - put a habit on
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Habit

• (n.) To inhabit. • (n.) To dress; to clothe; to array. • (n.) To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.] Chapman. • (n.) The usual condition or state of a person or thing, either natural or acquired, regarded as something had, possessed, and firmly retained; as, a religious habit; his habit is morose; elms have a spreading habit; esp.,...
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habit

<botany> The growth form of a plant, comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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habit

noun a pattern of behavior acquired through frequent repetition; `she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair`; `long use had hardened him to it`
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habit

wont noun an established custom; `it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening`
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Habit

[biology] In zoology (particularly in ethology), habit usually refers to the behaviour of animals, instinctive or otherwise, though it also has broader application. In botany habit is the form in which a given species of plant grows. == Behavior == In zoology, habit usually refers to a specific behavior pattern, either adopted, learned, pat...
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habit

[Noun] Something you do often. It can also be something you keep doing and find difficult to stop.
Example: I have a smoking habit of 20 fags a day.
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Habit

Hab'it (hăb'ĭt) noun [ Middle English habit , abit , F. habit from Latin habitus state, appearance, dress, from habere to have, be in a condition; probably akin to English have. See Have , and confer Able , Binnacle , De...
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Habit

A fixed or constant practise established by frequent repetition; an acquired mode of behaviour that has become nearly or completely involuntary.
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habit

A general term for the outward appearance of a mineral, defined by the relative sizes and arrangement of characteristic crystal faces.
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Habit

A learned response to a stimulus that has become automatic and routine, requiring little or no cognitive effort. It is often said that the reading and library habit if not learned as a child, will not be learned as an adult.
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Habit

A permanent quality of the soul through which a person, by repetition, has acquired the easy ability to perform an act. In itself, a habit or disposition is neutral. It can be ordered by the will toward what is morally good or bad.
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habit

an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a situation
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Habit

Habit is slang for an addiction.
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Habit

Habit refers to the physical form of a crystal. It's determined by the shape and relative proportions of the crystal faces.
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HABIT

Health Behavior Information Transfer
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habit

in psychology, any regularly repeated behaviour that requires little or no thought and is learned rather than innate. A habit—which can be part of ... [1 related articles]
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Habit

Refers to how a mature plant carries itself.
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