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OTHER WORDS FROM addictedad·dict·ed·ness, nounnon·ad·dict·ed, adjectiveun·ad·dict·ed, adjectivewell-ad·dict·ed, adjective
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How to use addicted in a sentence
“The only thing they’re really addicted to,” he said, digging a toothpick between his teeth, “is guilt.”
Now, in the midst of a pandemic that risks pitching millions more into substance abuse, she is raising the 6-month-old child of one drug-addicted family member while struggling to find treatment for another.
One of the best features of modern gadgets like the Note20 Ultra is converting my squiggly, messy handwriting into typed text, a trick I first got addicted to when I was trying the Google Pixel Slate two years ago.Samsung Note20 Ultra review: Why this big phone works for the COVID era|Aaron Pressman|August 18, 2020|Fortune
In last week’s episode, we heard how Loyd himself was for years addicted to prescription painkillers.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, 2020|Freakonomics
Because we have an entire generation that we’ve addicted at this point.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: “We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation” (Ep. 402)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 16, 2020|Freakonomics
But as consumers grew up, Abercrombie—much like its Botox-addicted CEO—refused to age with them.Abercrombie & Ditch: The Fall of the House of Tween|Lizzie Crocker|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paddle8 already has a “sticky collector base who are addicted to the site,” he says.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He dealt drugs, was addicted to cocaine by the time he was 13, and found himself constantly in trouble with the law.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sometimes feel vexed by—but also addicted to—a sense of conflict, or a sense of being at odds with myself, or my choices.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They seem as self-distractedly addicted to social media as many of their customers are to drugs.Is Mexico's Kim Kardashian-Lookalike Assassin for Real?|Michael Daly|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fair sex in the East is scarcely less addicted to the use of this weed.
The draughtsman of this dignified little Act it is clear was greatly addicted to capitals.
Stirling was never addicted to mincing matters, but Weston could not quite repress a grin.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
He addicted himself to laborious studies and had an extensive knowledge of ancient and modern languages.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
That carpet of mellow hue was presented by the Captain of an East Indiaman, much addicted to wind.The Passionate Elopement|Compton Mackenzie