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Usage examples for habituation

  1. Even Mrs. Fenwick's habituation to her daughter's incisive method is no proof against this. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. And why should not this habituation to all forms of Fate in the other world, also, be a gift reserved for us in our nature by the bounty of our great Preserver? – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  3. Hannah had become as a child, performing her tasks by the momentum of habituation occasionally talking simply of trivial, every- day affairs, as though the old life were going on continuously. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. Worst of all was the marauding of Napoleon's troops, who, after their long habituation to the imperial maxim that " war must support war," could not now see the need of enduring the pangs of hunger in order that Lithuanian enthusiasm might not cool. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  5. The change of habituation necessary to bring about such a decay of the bellicose national spirit would appear to be of a negative order, at least in the main. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  6. Again, it is a question of time and habituation – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  7. He rubbed his old eyes, keen as they were from habituation to the blinding light of the desert. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  8. The overcoming of this resistance is a phenomenon of habituation – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  9. But in Rome there were the conditions favourable to its development- imperfect culture, vehement passions unabsorbed by commerce or by political life, the habituation to extravagant excitement in war and in the circus, and the fermentation of an age foredestined to give birth to new religious creeds. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  10. Beyond this unavoidable bias of the angle of perception, the nurse's experience of her lived world may be dulled by habituation – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  11. Some slight and exceptional qualification of this statement is to be noted, in those cases where the processes in use are such as to require special training, not to be had except by a working habituation to these processes in the particular industrial plant in question. – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  12. The continued prevalence of this archaic animus among the modern peoples, as well as the fact that it is universally placed high among the virtues, must be taken to argue that it is, in its elements, an hereditary trait, of the nature of an inborn impulsive propensity, rather than a product of habituation – An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Thorstein Veblen
  13. It is amusing when people put forward these lacks of habituation as if they were physiological idiosyncracies. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  14. Much can be accomplished, however, by proper training and discipline in all cases, and, while the patient can never be completely cured, great improvement may be brought about by patient habituation under favorable circumstances. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh