habituation

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habituation

[hə‚bich·ə′wā·shən]
(medicine)
A condition of tolerance to the effects of a drug or a poison, acquired by its continued use; marked by a psychic craving for it when the drug is withdrawn.
Mild drug addiction in which withdrawal symptoms are not severe.
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Breaking bad habits is hard to do but you must if you are to win back any trust and avoid causing bad blood.
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