ha·bit·u·al /həˈbɪʧ(ə)wəl, hæ, ˈbɪʧəl/
ha·bit·u·al /həˈbɪʧ(ə)wəl, hæ, ˈbɪʧəl/ 形容詞
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.
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,
3: having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker" [syn: chronic,