What I am addicted to is affirmation and validation from women.
Your addiction years must help with your portrayal of Nurse Jackie, who is addicted to painkillers.
The premise: an intervention for a man who is addicted to, well, slapping ass.
He dealt drugs, was addicted to cocaine by the time he was 13, and found himself constantly in trouble with the law.
Many were addicted to heroin, some were police informants, and several left small children behind.
Here is just the opportunity for any one addicted to petty larceny.
There was no expense to which he was addicted but generosity.
The men are addicted to the same practice, but with rather more discretion.
“I did not know that spirits were addicted to bad language,” said the Duchess.
The Italians never had much love for theological studies, and those who were addicted to them preferred Paris to Italy.
1530s, "delivered over" by judicial sentence; past participle adjective from addict (v.). Modern sense of "dependent" is short for self-addicted "to give over or award (oneself) to someone or some practice" (1560s; exact phrase from c.1600); specialization to narcotics dependency is from c.1910.
1530s (implied in addicted), from Latin addictus, past participle of addicere "to deliver, award, yield; give assent, make over, sell," figuratively "to devote, consecrate; sacrifice, sell out, betray" from ad- "to" (see ad-) + dicere "say, declare" (see diction), but also "adjudge, allot." Earlier in English as an adjective, "delivered, devoted" (1520s). Related: Addicted; addicting.
1909, in reference to morphine, from addict (v.).
addict ad·dict (ə-dĭkt')
v. ad·dict·ed, ad·dict·ing, ad·dicts
To become or cause to become compulsively and physiologically dependent on a habit-forming substance. n. (ād'ĭkt)
One who is addicted, as to narcotics.