Addictive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈdɪktɪv|  American pronunciation of the word addictive
Brit.  |əˈdɪktɪv|  British pronunciation of the word addictive

adjective

- causing or characterized by addiction(syn: habit-forming)

addictive drugs
addictive behavior

Examples

Cigarettes are highly addictive.

Video-making can quickly become addictive.

I have an addictive personality.

highly addictive drugs like crack and heroin

Tobacco is highly addictive.

It started as a hobby, but it got so addictive I had to keep on doing it.

...a lot of painkillers have turned out to be addictive substances for patients...

Methadone itself is an addictive opiate.

Marijuana has few withdrawal effects, and this has given rise to the mistaken belief that it is not addictive.

To some people, smoking is addictive. Others can take it or leave it.

The drug is only mildly addictive.

Nicotine is incredibly addictive.

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