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noun 
  1. an action done on a regular basis.
It's become a of mine to have a cup of coffee after dinner.
  1. an action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
By force of , he dressed for work even though it was holiday.
  1. a long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
It's interesting how Catholic and Buddhist monks both wear habits.
  1. a piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
The new riding habits of the team looked smashing!.
  1. customary manner of dress.
    • 1719: w:Daniel Defoe, Daniel Defoe, w:Robinson Crusoe, Robinson Crusoe
    • : ...it was always my fate to choose for the worse, so I did here; for having money in my pocket and good clothes upon my back, I would always go on board in the of a gentleman; and so I neither had any business in the ship, or learned to do any.
      1. an addiction.
      He has a 10-cigar .
Etymology: From French, habit, from habitus.


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