verb (used with object), ha·bit·u·at·ed, ha·bit·u·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ha·bit·u·at·ed, ha·bit·u·at·ing.
- habitual abortion,
Origin of habituate
Examples from the Web for habituated
From his babyhood days he has habituated it to his use, until it has become, as it were, a very part of his nature.My Native Land|James Cox
It would seem as absurd to exchange an old, habituated family convenience as to exchange a member of the family itself.The Machine That Saved The World|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The very children in that region are habituated from the cradle to love gin.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
Those who are habituated to the rigid framework of sectarian creeds will find such a religion as this too indefinite and elastic.Creative Unity|Rabindranath Tagore
They have been habituated to think, or at least to feel, otherwise.
1520s, from Latin habituatus, past participle of habituare "to bring into a condition or habit of the body," from habitus (see habit (n.)). Related: Habituated; habituating.