Addictive meaning

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Causing or tending to cause addiction.

An addictive substance.

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Characterized by or susceptible to addiction.

An addictive personality.

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Relating to or causing addiction.
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Causing or tending to cause addiction.

An addictive substance.

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Characterized by or susceptible to addiction.

An addictive personality.

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Causing or tending to cause addiction; habit-forming.

These are addictive drugs.

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Characterized by or susceptible to addiction.

He has an addictive personality.

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A drug that causes an addiction.
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Anything that is very habit-forming.
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Origin of addictive

  • First attested 1914. Addiction in modern sense is first attested 1906, in reference to opium. There is an isolated instance from 1779, with reference to tobacco.
    From Wiktionary