habitual


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habitual

/ha·bit·u·al/ (hah-bich´u-al)
1. according to or of the nature of a habit.
2. established through long use or frequent repetition.
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Your Ladyship seemed to be anxious about the dog," Moody answered, in the low tone which was habitual to him.
You have shown yourself no alcoholic, no dipsomaniac, but merely an habitual drinker, one who has made John Barleycorn's acquaintance through long years of rubbing shoulders with him.
The idea of Maggie sitting alone by the pond roused an habitual fear in Mrs.
I know no one more entitled, by unpretending merit, or better prepared by habitual suffering, to receive and enjoy felicity.
The Italian's face instantly changed and assumed an offensively affected, sugary expression, evidently habitual to him when conversing with women.
How often (to take another example) have I denounced the mercenary and material spirit of the age--the habitual corruptions and dishonesties of commerce, in high places and in low
Further, forced commitment has a negative association with loyalty, and habitual commitment has a positive association.
We had asked all the police stations to provide a list of habitual criminals and history- sheeters.
At the trial court level, Judge Parker ordered the return of all four children to England because (1) the elder three children had retained their habitual residence in England, and (2) Haroon was habitually resident in England, on the basis of B v.
ENGLAND international Delon Armitage has been described as "an habitual offender" with "an appalling disciplinary record" in the written judgement of his latest appearance before rugby union disciplinary chiefs.
Now Aussie actor turned Hollywood star Guy Pearce has opened up about how he used to be an habitual weed smoker.
Com isso, e interessante avaliar este nivel de atividade fisica habitual, para verificar o estado atual do individuo e determinar a saude da populacao (Lopes e colaboradores, 2003), estabelecer metas a alcancar (Matsudo e Araujo, 2008) e proporcionar mudancas de habitos e atitudes cotidianas, oferecendo subsidios para prescricao e orientacao de atividades (Pinho e Petroski, 1999).