habitual habitual  /hə ˈbɪ tʃu əl/


  • (adj) commonly used or practiced; usual



  1. Verbal battle, not dialogue, was his habitual mode of communication.
  2. Most of his habitual worshippers are also Tartars, descendants of Tamerlane's hordes who entered Russia 600 years ago.
  3. Through it all, Juan Carlos and his wife Sofia have maintained their habitual calm, confident, no doubt, of both of their high approval ratings and their own exquisite manners.


  1. Oshkosh to Suspend People From Parks Who Commit Crimes

    Habitual offenders will soon be barred from city parks. The city council unanimously approved an ordinance giving police that authority Tuesday night. 
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBAY Green Bay

  2. Police: Ossipee mother arrested for children's truancy

    A mother has been arrested for the habitual truancy of her two children, police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMUR New Hampshire

  3. Social Media Users Offer Opportunities for TV Marketers

    Social media is a strong influence on TV viewing choices among habitual users, especially Hispanics, indicating important opportunities for marketers, a new study indicates.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com


  1. "The purpose is to encourage the development of a genuine and comprehensive sense of community whose habitual operating principle is cooperation," Mr Rudd said. "The danger in not acting is that we run the risk of succumbing to the perception...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Age

  2. "They (ZANU-PF) have lost control, and so has Mugabe, if he is not trying to resort to to his habitual tricks of stealing the vote," Tekere told AFP. "I hope that he does not try that as that will be absolutely foolish and plunge us into...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Edgar Tekere Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The team is playing a long time with Berbatov and Robbie Keane and are so used to playing with them as habitual strikers," Ramos told a news conference on Wednesday, a day before Spurs host Wisla Krakow in the UEFA Cup. "Now it's a different...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Juande Ramos Source: Reuters.uk

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