Definition of habit-forming in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhabɪtfɔːmɪŋ/


(Of a drug or activity) addictive: a habit-forming drug stimulants like caffeine can be harmful and sometimes habit-forming
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  • This medication is not habit-forming, and does not cause a high feeling.
  • Millions and millions of people were giving up smoking at that time without huge problems - therefore it was more about habit-forming than addiction.
  • However, pot can be psychologically addictive and therefore habit-forming.
addictive, causing addiction, causing dependency;
compelling, compulsive
British informal moreish
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