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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ha·bit·u·al /həˈbɪʧ(ə)wəl, hæ, ˈbɪʧəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ha·bit·u·al /həˈbɪʧ(ə)wəl, hæ, ˈbɪʧəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ha·bit·ual a.
 1. Formed or acquired by habit or use.
    An habitual knowledge of certain rules and maxims.   --South.
 2. According to habit; established by habit; customary; constant; as, the habitual practice of sin.
    It is the distinguishing mark of habitual piety to be grateful for the most common and ordinary blessings.   --Buckminster.
 Syn: -- Customary; accustomed; usual; common; wonted; ordinary; regular; familiar.
 -- Ha*bit*u*al*ly, adv. -- Ha*bit*u*al*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made a norm or custom or habit; "his habitual practice was
             to eat an early supper"; "her habitual neatness"
      2: commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed
         thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his
         habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor" [syn: accustomed,
          customary, wonted(a)]
      3: having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker" [syn: chronic,
          confirmed, inveterate(a)]