Definition Of addiction
the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity.
he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction
Example Of addiction
addiction to crack cocaine is spreading
Almost everyone here knows someone whose child is struggling with drug addiction .
an addiction to gambling
But her young life was cut short after she became caught in a spiral of drug addiction .
Critics have claimed the explosion of new casinos could lead to a rise in addiction to gambling.