ADDICTIVE in a Sentence

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For ADDICTIVE, below is one of 31 sentences:
In one of more recent vintage, a Philip Morris researcher compares nicotine to cocaine in terms of its addictive properties.

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 Meanings and Examples of ADDICTIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  causing or characterized by addiction
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 3 By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  One could argue that smoking, by its very nature, is addictive.
2  Video movie-making can quickly become addictive.
3  This simple physical concept of addictive disease and recovery has an obvious superficial attraction but may be far from the full picture.
4  The drug is only mildly addictive.
5  In one of more recent vintage, a Philip Morris researcher compares nicotine to cocaine in terms of its addictive properties.
6  Marijuana is said to be psychologically though not physically addictive.
7  That worries the department because of the addictive nature of nicotine.
8  I am not addicted to text.
9  He became addicted to the drug.
10  They were evicted from their apartment after their mother became addicted to drugs.
11  This idiot is addicted to spending our money to buy votes.
12  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.
13  In his stupor, the addict was unaware of the events taking place around him.
14  Would you trust a heroin addict with your bank account number?
15  It's difficult to wean an addict off cocaine once they're hooked.