Buzz Bissinger on the shame of the sport that fed his addiction.
This play also calls attention to your own personal struggles with addiction.
Your addiction years must help with your portrayal of Nurse Jackie, who is addicted to painkillers.
Is it the mark of true friendship to remain mostly silent as Israel feeds its addiction to the settlement project?
After 15 years as a powerful Hollywood agent, Elisa Hallerman trades it in for life as an addiction counselor.
The richness of their country is further in harmony with the account of Egypt, and with their addiction to agricultural pursuits.
The vice of those dusky noblemen is their addiction to drink.
But addiction to drugs is at any rate uncommon among Muhammadans.
They call themselves practical for having an addiction to the palpable.
Perhaps the ordinary public has seldom been more unjust than in its estimate of Coleridge's addiction to opium.
c.1600, "tendency," of habits, pursuits, etc.; 1640s as "state of being self-addicted," from Latin addictionem (nominative addictio) "an awarding, a devoting," noun of action from past participle stem of addicere (see addict). Earliest sense was less severe: "inclination, penchant," but this has become obsolete. In main modern sense it is first attested 1906, in reference to opium (there is an isolated instance from 1779, with reference to tobacco).
addiction ad·dic·tion (ə-dĭk'shən)
Habitual psychological and physiological dependence on a substance or practice beyond one's voluntary control.