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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A general accommodation to unchanging environmental conditions; Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically addictive (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).

Usage examples (38)
  • Pedreira EM, Romano A, Hermitte G, Maldonado H (1998) Context-US association as a determinant of long-term habituation in the crab
  • That lack of response, called habituation, is primitive learning.
  • This habit is called virtue, and the success of this habituation is also called virtue.
  • Tom found that spaced repetition converted the memory for short-term habituation and sensitization to longer-lasting memories. for more
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