Definition for addicted

adjective as in dependent on something, compulsive

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Example Sentences

“The only thing they’re really addicted to,” he said, digging a toothpick between his teeth, “is guilt.”

From Ozy

Now, in the midst of a pandemic that risks pitching millions more into substance abuse, she is raising the 6-month-old child of one ­drug-addicted family member while struggling to find treatment for another.

From Ozy

One of the best features of modern gadgets like the Note20 Ultra is converting my squiggly, messy handwriting into typed text, a trick I first got addicted to when I was trying the Google Pixel Slate two years ago.

From Fortune

In last week’s episode, we heard how Loyd himself was for years addicted to prescription painkillers.

Because we have an entire generation that we’ve addicted at this point.

But as consumers grew up, Abercrombie—much like its Botox-addicted CEO—refused to age with them.

Paddle8 already has a “sticky collector base who are addicted to the site,” he says.

He dealt drugs, was addicted to cocaine by the time he was 13, and found himself constantly in trouble with the law.

I sometimes feel vexed by—but also addicted to—a sense of conflict, or a sense of being at odds with myself, or my choices.

They seem as self-distractedly addicted to social media as many of their customers are to drugs.

The fair sex in the East is scarcely less addicted to the use of this weed.

The draughtsman of this dignified little Act it is clear was greatly addicted to capitals.

Stirling was never addicted to mincing matters, but Weston could not quite repress a grin.

He addicted himself to laborious studies and had an extensive knowledge of ancient and modern languages.

That carpet of mellow hue was presented by the Captain of an East Indiaman, much addicted to wind.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to addicted, such as: absorbed, accustomed, attached, devoted, hooked, and inclined.

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