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addicts, plural;
  1. A person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug
    • - a former heroin addict
  2. An enthusiastic devotee of a specified thing or activity
    • - a must book for the crossword-puzzle addict
    • - a self-confessed chocolate addict

  1. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
  2. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
  3. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
  4. (addiction) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  5. (addiction) an abnormally strong craving
  6. (addiction) (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master; "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"
  7. The music of FLCL was written and performed by The Pillows, which has generated mass success and appreciation since the series' release abroad. The ending theme is The Pillows' "Ride on Shooting Star". The remaining music was written by Shinkichi Mitsumune. ...
  8. Historically, addiction has been defined with regard solely to psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) which cross the blood-brain barrier once ingested, temporarily altering the chemical milieu of the brain.
  9. (Addicted (2002 film)) Addicted is a 2002 South Korean thriller film directed by Park Young-hoon.
  10. (Addicted (2008 film)) Possession is a psychological thriller film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Lee Pace.
  11. (Addicted (Ace Young song)) "Addicted" is Ace Young's second single, after his 2006 song "Scattered". "Addicted" is the first single off of his self-titled 2008 CD. The song was written by Andreas Carlsson, who was part of the team who wrote for the Backstreet Boys. ...
  12. (Addicted (Dan Seals song)) "Addicted" is a song written by Cheryl Wheeler, first recorded on her 1986 self-titled debut album. It was later recorded by country music artist Dan Seals. It is the lead-off single to Dan Seals' 1988 album Rage On. ...
  13. (addiction) The state of being addicted; devotion; inclination; A habit or practice that damages, jeopardizes or shortens one's life but when ceased causes trauma; A pathological relationship to mood altering experience that has life damaging consequences
  14. (addicted) Devoted to a particular interest or activity or dependent on a particular substance.
  15. (Addiction) A primary, chronic, neurobiological disease, with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. ...
  16. (Addiction) the overpowering physical or psychological urge to continue alcohol or drug use in spite of adverse consequences. Often, there is an increase in tolerance for the drug and withdrawal symptoms sometimes occur if the drug is discontinued.
  17. (addiction) Uncontrollable craving, seeking and use of a substance such as a drug or alcohol.
  18. (Addiction) A physiological and psychological compulsion for a habit-forming substance. In extreme cases, an addiction may become an overwhelming obsession.
  19. (Addiction) A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and abuse and by long-lasting chemical changes in the brain.
  20. (Addiction) Refers to both the physical craving for a chemical and to the psychologically learned behavior in which the person develops a primary relationships with a chemical (i.e., it comes before everything else). ...
  21. (addiction) Need for a psychoactive drug or activity, which the person cannot stop themselves from indulging in.
  22. (Addiction) dependence on a substance (such as alcohol or other drugs) or an activity, to the point that stopping is very difficult and causes severe physical and mental reactions
  23. (addiction) compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly : persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful   Brand X 7X18
  24. (addiction) A behavioural pattern characterized by compulsion, loss of control, and continued repetition of a behaviour or activity despite of adverse consequences.
  25. (Addiction) State of physical and/or psychological dependence on a substance.