addictive addictive  /ə ˈdɪk tɪv/


  • (adj) causing or characterized by addiction


  1. Now in beta form, the addictive, low-tech time waster was introduced just last month and has quickly amassed a worldwide cult following.
  2. Cigarettes are addictive and dangerous, they told the jury.
  3. A new report declares that tobacco, like heroin, is addictive.


  1. Is The Government Drinking Too Much Booz?

    U.S. government intelligence agencies are seemingly addicted to doing business with large government contractors. Questions are now being raised whether the relationships these agencies maintain with large corporations are addictive in nature.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Recovery Associates Drug Rehab Center Expands Services to Include Oxycodone Addiction Treatment

    Oxycodone is mostly used as pain medication, yet it can become habit forming. Recovery Associates’ therapists, counselors and programs help individuals heal from addictive ways. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb


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    on June 12, 2013     Source: IGN Guides


  1. "We've known for years, even decades, about the harmful, addictive, and often deadly effects of tobacco products. Each year, Americans pay nearly 100 billion dollars in added health care costs due to smoking," Obama told reporters at the White...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. Brown said Eroshevich and Kapoor "violated their ethical obligations as physicians, while Mr. Stern funneled highly addictive drugs to Ms. Smith."
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source:

  3. "Bush suffers from an addictive personality, and was an alcoholic. I don't know his present condition ...... but the one who examines his personality finds that he is addicted to two other faults -- lying and gambling," al-Zawahri said in the...
    on Nov 29, 2004 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Daily Press

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