ADDICTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADDICTION
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 n.  compulsive physiological and psychological need for a substance; being abnormally dependent on something
Classic Sentence:
1  Little as she was addicted to solitude, there had come to be moments when it seemed a welcome escape from the empty noises of her life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
2  I apprehend that he is rather addicted to profane song.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 2
3  Like other dwellers in the south, he was a man of sober habits and moderate desires, but fond of external show, vain, and addicted to display.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
4  Bahorel, replying to Bossuet, was just assuming an attitude of the torso to which he was addicted.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
2  His addiction to drugs propelled him toward a life of crime.
3  She helped him fight his drug addiction.
4  His drug addiction had turned him into a husk of his former self.
5  The program is premised on the idea that drug addiction can be cured.
6  Issues such as drug addiction require sensitive handling when featured in TV dramas.
7  Once workaholism sets in, it progresses through stages similar to those in alcoholism and drug addiction.
8  No matter what form we find it in, addiction is not fun; drugs, alcohol, overeating, overworking, smoking or sex.
9  Drug addiction is a dangerous canker in society.
10  He had battled addiction for years and been in and out of jail, was in pretrial custody on a number of charges, including assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats.
11  I am not addicted to text.
12  He became addicted to the drug.
13  They were evicted from their apartment after their mother became addicted to drugs.
14  This idiot is addicted to spending our money to buy votes.
15  In this country, for instance, if you carry a clean needle the police are likely to arrest you for being a drug addict; a woman carrying a condom will be arrested as a prostitute, all of which just encourages the spread of the disease.