habituation

[ huh-bich-oo-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF habituation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HABITUATION

The overcoming of this resistance is a phenomenon of habituation.

How indeed could a sickness, become a habituation, or be a reason?

If such a habituation be identical among all, it is a synonym.

It introduces the conceptions of fatigue, practice, and habituation.

It was only by practice and habituation that men could become either virtuous or wise.

(I use the word "training" in the double sense of habituation and enlightenment).

The home is the first place for life's habituation to service.

The operations in arithmetic illustrate most of the results of habituation.

Even Mrs. Fenwick's habituation to her daughter's incisive method is no proof against this.

Galen remarks upon the immediate activity of animal instinct prior to example or habituation.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Medieval Latin habituationem, noun of action from habituare (see habituate (v.)).

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