The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity
he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction
an addiction to gambling
being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
an abnormally strong craving
(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"
(addict) to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
(addict) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
(addict) someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
Historically, addiction has been defined with regard solely to psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) which cross the blood-brain barrier once ingested, temporarily altering the chemical milieu of the brain.
Addiction is a studio album by former Deep Purple, Black Sabbath and Trapeze vocalist/ bassist Glenn Hughes. It was released in 1996 on Zero Corporation, SPV and Shrapnel records and was Hughes’ fifth solo studio album.
Addiction is the latest album from R&B singer Chico DeBarge. It was released on July 14, 2009.
Dope is an American industrial metal band from Villa Park, Illinois, formed in 1997 in Chicago, Illinois.
Addiction is a monthly peer reviewed scientific journal founded in 1884 by the Society for the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and other Drugs which publishes articles of original research relating to alcohol, illicit drugs, tobacco and behavioural addictions.
"Addiction" is the second single released from producer/singer Ryan Leslie's self-titled debut album, Ryan Leslie. The single features Leslie's protégé Cassie. ...
The state of being addicted; devotion; inclination; A habit or practice that damages, jeopardizes or shortens one's life but when ceased causes trauma; A pathological relationship to mood altering experience that has life damaging consequences
(addictions) prose excerpts: a douglas coupland dictionary
(5) Addict) Easy to guess this one, as long as you provide the question. If you take a typically obsessed gamer, one that plays 20-40 hours a WEEK (!!!! ...
(Addict) A person who has an inability to control when and how much of mind altering substances or behaviors she uses, on a consistent basis.
(Addict) A person whose use of chemical substances is frequent enough to be injurious.
An Addict is a person who devotes him or herself to ‘someThing’ or to 'someOne’ Habitually or Obsessively. Many Addicts are T1 individuals who no longer or never abused substances but remain addicted to PEOPLE who are important to them.
(addicted) Devoted to a particular interest or activity or dependent on a particular substance.
(Addictive) Some claim that cigarettes are highly addictive, but yet you hear stories of people quitting all the time. (Dungeons & Dragons, now that's addictive.) If this was true, wouldn't anyone who has ever accidentally breathed in cigarette smoke would instantly become a chain smoker.
(Addictive) Strictly speaking addiction is a state where, as with nicotene, heroin, cocaine or caffien, physical withdrawal symptoms follow inevitably from ceasing to use the addictive substance regardless of the person's attitude or anything else they do instead. ...
(Addicts) Users who visit a site or are exposed to a specific digital media asset 30 or more times in a given month. While typically accounting for a very small percentage of a site’s total reach, addicts can account for a sizable portion of all site visits. (See also Passers By and Regulars)
an artificial, irrational, compulsive means to ease our hurts (avoid feeling re-stimulated and present time pain) and frozen needs, in the attempt to "feel better", instead of discharging our distresses and truly improving our lives. ...
Uncontrollable craving, seeking, and use of a substance such as a drug or alcohol.
A physiological and psychological compulsion for a habit-forming substance. In extreme cases, an addiction may become an overwhelming obsession.