- habitual abortion,
Origin of habitual
Examples from the Web for habitual
Princess Margaret—another Royal sibling who struggled with lack of purpose—was a habitual, heavy drinker.
Everything about his behavior—his lassitude, his habitual indifference—makes more sense when you know his circumstances.‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Is a Classic Twice over—as a Movie and a Novel|Malcolm Jones|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lawson told the court, “I have never been a habitual user.”Nigella Lawson Tells Court She Used Cocaine, Marijuana|Nico Hines|December 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He could change his name but not his nature—his habitual brawling and drinking cost him his job a year later.40 years for Justice: Did the FBI Cover for the Birmingham Bombers?|Gary May|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They want the jury to deduce that it was a sort of habitual foreplay employed by the popular coach.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Three: The Defense Gets Steamrolled|Diane Dimond|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They had been sitting thus for more than an hour, and there was about their attitude a suggestion that silence was habitual.Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories|Bret Harte
It needed all Sewell's habitual self-command not to show the uneasiness these tidings occasioned him.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.|Charles James Lever
Wayne glanced around their seclusion with his habitual caution, slightly knit his brows perplexedly, and said: "You fell in?"The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories|Bret Harte
Consent, the essence of all good marriage upon earth, is the habitual state of Angels in Heaven.Seraphita|Honore de Balzac
He gave one the impression of just protecting himself from boredom by habitual loyalty and a finely tempered sense of duty.Rustic Sounds|Francis Darwin
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin habitualis "pertaining to habit or dress," from Latin habitus (see habit (n.)).