habitforming

habit-forming

[hab-it-fawr-ming]
adjective
tending to cause or encourage addiction, especially through physiological dependence: habit-forming drugs.

Origin:
1895–1900

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habit-forming
 
adj
(of an activity, indulgence, etc) tending to become a habit or addiction

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habit-forming adj.
Capable of leading to physiological or psychological dependence.

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