Definition of HABIT

noun : HABIT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order ;

  • 4. (

    ) the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); "a shrub of spreading habit" ;

  • 5. (

    ) attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire) ;

verb : HABIT

Source: WordNet 3.1


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