Definitions of Habits

  1. Acquired or learned responses which are regularly manifested.

Usage examples for Habits

  1. That habits do become very strong, all the world has learned, sometimes to its sorrow and sometimes to its advantage and delight. – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman
  2. Train your cats early to habits of cleanliness. – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  3. Very unlover- like is the following: I don't like the habits of woman. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  4. I did not remain long under the power of such habits because my sister's care recovered me. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  5. In all their habits they are becoming more settled, and they begin to feel that they have a personal interest in the success of the property on which they live." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  6. Let me repeat it;- He only is great, who has the habits of greatness. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. If the habits of the family are early, you will find them in the drawing- room at eleven o'clock. – Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness by Arthur Martine
  8. The habit of saving like all habits must be formed early and by conscious and painful effort, or it will not be formed at all. – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  9. Joyce therefore resolved to become more normal in her habits and proceeded to dress. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  10. And it leads to other bad habits living beyond one's means, and so on. – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  11. He begins to leave off his bad habits and put money in the bank. – Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell
  12. And perhaps it may be asked, " What are our habits of life?" – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  13. They consider him as one of themselves, and so he is as to habits manners, and language, and frequently dress. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  14. How is the man ever to overcome his habits – Adventures In Friendship by David Grayson
  15. He will there find everything different from what he is used to- buildings, food, habits dress, as unlike England as may be. – Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine by Edward A. Freeman Commentator: W. H. Hutton
  16. Nor with his habits – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  17. He knew all about the habits of animals. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  18. Among the connexions of her young husband, she found several females of a class in life certainly equal to her own, and somewhat superior to the latter in education and habits – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  19. Does it not seem unfortunate that we should allow ourselves even to form such wrong habits of sitting and standing? – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  20. " You keep up your good habits Lady Angela," he said, raising his cap. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim