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Synonyms for addictionəˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituation(noun)

    being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, addiction, dependency

  2. addiction(noun)

    an abnormally strong craving

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, dependency

  3. addiction(noun)

    (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master

    "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, dependency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. addiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] addictedness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

addictions, dependence, dependency, habituation, abuse, reliance, dependencies, drug


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