What does addicted mean?

addicted meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "delivered over" by judicial sentence; past participle adjective from addict (v.). Modern feeling of "dependent" stands for self-addicted "to provide over or honor (oneself) to some body or some rehearse" (1560s; precise phrase from c.1600); expertise to narcotics dependency is from c.1910.

addicted meaning in General Dictionary

compulsively or physiologically dependent on anything habit-forming

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addicted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Addict

Sentence Examples with the word addicted

Races addicted to piracy.

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