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Habituation  n.  The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.

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"Habituation" Quotes from Famous Books

... lightly do it. Faith is one thing; "light-heartedness" is another. And sometimes light-heartedness means nothing better than a vague expectation that "something will turn up." Perhaps what does turn up is a weary and distracting struggle with debt, and a gradual habituation to a not very creditable life upon the means of others, who very likely can spare only with difficulty what comes at length to be taken without gratitude. I beseech my Brother to "suffer the ...
— To My Younger Brethren - Chapters on Pastoral Life and Work • Handley C. G. Moule

... Habituation to a rough, quick-action life had taught the Tyro to keep his wits, his temper, and his speech. No sign indicated that he had heard the offensive query. He stood quietly at ease, listening to some comments of Lord Guenn on the European situation. Judge Enderby, ...
— Little Miss Grouch - A Narrative Based on the Log of Alexander Forsyth Smith's - Maiden Transatlantic Voyage • Samuel Hopkins Adams

Words linked to "Habituation" :   physical condition, habituate, adjustment, physiological state, white plague, narcotic, drug addiction, dependance, dependency, fitting, physiological condition, dependence, addiction

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