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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Addiction  \Ad*dic"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  L.  addictio  an  adjudging.] 
  The  state  of  being  addicted;  devotion;  inclination.  ``His 
  addiction  was  to  courses  vain.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  addiction 
  n  1:  being  abnormally  dependent  on  something  that  is 
  psychologically  or  physically  habit-forming  (especially 
  alcohol  or  narcotic  drugs)  [syn:  {dependence},  {dependency}] 
  2:  an  abnormally  strong  craving 




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