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habituate

[huh-bich-oo-eyt]
verb (used with object), habituated, habituating.
1.
to accustom (a person, the mind, etc.), as to a particular situation: Wealth habituated him to luxury.
2.
Archaic. to frequent.
verb (used without object), habituated, habituating.
3.
to cause habituation, physiologically or psychologically.

Origin:
1520–30; < Late Latin habituātus conditioned, constituted, (past participle of habituāre), equivalent to habitu(s) habit1 + -ātus -ate1

unhabituated, adjective


1. familiarize, acclimate, train.
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habituate (həˈbɪtjʊˌeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to accustom; make used (to)
2.  archaic (US), (Canadian) to frequent

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habituate ha·bit·u·ate (hə-bĭch'ōō-āt')
v. ha·bit·u·at·ed, ha·bit·u·at·ing, ha·bit·u·ates

  1. To accustom by frequent repetition or prolonged exposure.

  2. To cause physiological or psychological habituation, as to a drug.

  3. To experience psychological habituation.

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