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.

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