addictive

[uh-dik-tiv]
adjective
1.
producing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive drug.
2.
more than normally susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality.

Origin:
1935–40; addict + -ive

addictiveness, noun
nonaddictive, adjective
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addictive (əˈdɪktɪv)
 
adj
of, relating to, or causing addiction

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Example sentences
The play of acid against richness is totally addictive.
Nobody should be keener for fast food to be made addictive than governments.
With it comes an addictive behaviour that also occurs in gambling.
Anyone who has done it knows that the knife-edge between daring, danger and
  disaster can be blood-rushingly addictive.
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