Addictive ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Addictive ( adjective )

  1. Likely to cause addiction.
  2. Having the quality of being habit-forming.

Origin:

From middle english, from old french addictif, from latin addictus, perfect passive participle of addicere ("to give up"), from ad- ("to") + dicere ("to sa.y")

Examples:

  1. The drug is highly addictive and should be used with caution.
  2. The game is highly addictive and can be hard to put down.
  3. The candy is addictive and can be hard to stop eating once you start.
  4. The nicotine in cigarettes is highly addictive.
  5. The activity is addictive and can be hard to give up once you start.

(As a noun)

Addictive ( noun )

  1. Likely to cause addiction.
  2. Having the quality of being habit-forming.

Origin:

From middle english, from old french addictif, from latin addictus, perfect passive participle of addicere ("to give up"), from ad- ("to") + dicere ("to sa.y")

Examples:

  1. The drug is highly addictive and should be used with caution.
  2. The game is highly addictive and can be hard to put down.
  3. The candy is addictive and can be hard to stop eating once you start.
  4. The nicotine in cigarettes is highly addictive.
  5. The activity is addictive and can be hard to give up once you start.
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