Pronunciation of Habitual
/hɐbˈɪt͡ʃuːə͡l/, /hɐbˈɪtʃuːəl/, /h_ɐ_b_ˈɪ_tʃ_uː_əl/
Synonyms for habitual:
flat, indefatigable, un-intermittent, nonstop, sequential, invariable, level, unremitting, steady, unbroken, uniform, featureless, endless, interminable, perpetual, continuing, constant, perennial, consecutive, even, regular, monolithic, unceasing, everlasting, repeated, gapless, undeviating, ceaseless, repetitive, unchangeable, seamless, unchanging, incessant, coherent, continual, unending, robot-like, homogeneous, recurrent, undying, lasting, cyclical, consistent, connected, unvarying, monotonous, persistent, straight, continuous.
confirmed, chronic, common, frequent, standard, ordinary, conditioned, addicted, natural, Familiar, timeworn, continual, Acclimated, hardened, traditional, routine, repeated, constant, automatic, mechanical, custom, regular, inveterate, recurrent, well-worn, conventional, perpetual, accustomed, wonted, normal, steady, customary, persistent.
cyclical, ordinary, steady, everyday, standard, regular, orthodox, usual, frequent, normal, universal, stock, customary, Predominating, constant, average, general, conventional, recurrent, monotonous, prevailing, chronic, canonical, rhythmic, mundane, metronomic, Familiar, epochal, traditional, periodic, accustomed, common, continual, routine, commonplace.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for habitual:
- Burke's lips snapped together in the grim manner that was becoming habitual with him. - "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.
- She is not fit to fight life's battle; ' and Gwen sighed as she spoke, and her face relapsed into its now habitual gloom. - "The Carved Cupboard", Amy Le Feuvre.
- Yet his habitual caution led him to follow out his original purpose quite as carefully as if he had reached no conclusion. - "The Mountain Divide", Frank H. Spearman.