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OTHER WORDS FROM addictiono·ver·ad·dic·tion, noun
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A Twitter user asked Musk if Neuralink could be used to retrain the part of the brain that causes addiction and depression.Elon Musk’s brain company plans a big reveal on Friday. Here’s what we already know|Verne Kopytoff|August 27, 2020|Fortune
The New York nonprofit Unshattered provides job skills training and employment for women overcoming addiction.
Kannon, aged 59, renowned for starring as Princess Talara in the blockbuster film “Nova Quest,” is bi-polar and struggles with alcohol abuse and drug addiction.
Opioid addiction disorder, which caused nearly 70,000 deaths in 2018 alone, the most recent year with reliable data, and nearly 800,000 fatalities in the previous decades.Covid-19 is undoing a decade of progress on the opioid epidemic|Annalisa Merelli|August 11, 2020|Quartz
There are also unique challenges that drug users face during the pandemic — social distancing is hard when you need to feed that addiction.Border Report: The Pandemic Has Upended the Illegal Drug Trade|Maya Srikrishnan|June 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
What made you want to write a memoir now about your “addiction” to film?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I had graduated NYU just a few years earlier and begun a career in publishing, but the addiction got the best of me.
The lure and addiction of gaming—which went back to pinball, of course—became a sensation with Asteroids.
Those suffering from addiction in the streets risk disease, overdose, and death.World Leaders' Proposal for Winning the War on Drugs: Legalize It!|Abby Haglage|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Addiction is a human problem, and this is the Native American version of it.Sherman Alexie on His New Film, the Redskins, and Why It's OK to Laugh at His Work|William O’Connor|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man's purplish red face, his heavy eyelids, the nervous twitchings, all spoke of his addiction to drink.The Mystery of the Yellow Room|Gaston Leroux
No nation, indeed, can reproach another nation with its addiction to magic without in an equal degree condemning itself.Magic and Witchcraft|Anonymous
Perhaps the ordinary public has seldom been more unjust than in its estimate of Coleridge's addiction to opium.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent.
Addiction crowds out friendship, ambition, moral conviction, and reduces all the richness of life to a single destructive desire.