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What is the noun for habit?

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  1. (archaic) The essential character of one's being or existence; native or normal constitution; mental or moral constitution; bodily condition; native temperament.
  2. (archaic) Habitual disposition; normal or characteristic mode of behaviour, whether from habit or from nature
  3. (obsolete) Behaviour or manner of existence in relation to something else; relation; respect.
  4. (obsolete) In full habitude: fully, wholly, entirely; in all respects.
  5. (obsolete) habitual association; familiar relation; acquaintance; familiarity; intimacy; association; intercourse.
  6. (obsolete) an associate; an acquaintance; someone with whom one is familiar.
  7. Habit; custom; usage.
  8. (obsolete) A chemical term used in the plural to denote the various ways in which one substance reacts with another; chemical reaction.
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  10. Examples:
    1. “The children's morning habitude was to brush their teeth, eat breakfast, and then get ready for school.”
      “I smiled wryly at my insomniac habitude and looked out at the window again.”
      “To Mrs. Luttrell society was a necessity, as a thing becomes after a lifetime of habitude.”
  1. An action done on a regular basis.
  2. An action performed repeatedly and automatically, usually without awareness.
  3. A long piece of clothing worn by monks and nuns.
  4. A piece of clothing worn uniformly for a specific activity.
  5. (archaic) Outward appearance; attire; dress.
  6. (botany) Form of growth or general appearance of a variety or species of plant or crystal.
  7. An addiction.
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  9. Examples:
    1. “We should all get into the habit of eating well and exercising regularly.”
      “Peter had a habit of bugging his eyes out whenever he was lying.”
      “Ben's inability to kick his habit would strain his relationship with friends and loved ones.”
  1. (zoology) habitude; mode of life; bearing, general appearance.
  2. (botany) habit; general shape and appearance of a species or variety of plant.
  3. (sociology) The lifestyle, values, dispositions and expectations of particular social groups that are acquired through the activities and experiences of everyday life.
  4. (liturgy) The liturgical clothing of monks, nuns and the clerical community, metaphorically refering to the religious mode of life.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “This border varies in position according to body habitus as well as disease.”
      “The accuracy of ultrasonography greatly depends on operator experience and maternal body habitus.”
      “Physiologic changes in the elder habitus often affect the dosing and choice of medication.”
  1. (biology) Conditions suitable for an organism or population of organisms to live.
  2. (biology) A place or type of site where an organism or population naturally occurs.
  3. (biology) A terrestrial or aquatic area distinguished by geographic, abiotic and biotic features, whether entirely natural or semi-natural.
  4. A place in which a person lives.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “The stress of being moved from their preferred habitat may traumatize animals.”
      “He's just an animal living in his habitat and defending himself against intruders.”
      “The Arctic's delicate tundra plants support Large populations of animals such as caribou and provide nesting habitat for huge numbers of birds.”
  1. (uncountable) The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.
  2. (countable) A place of abode; settled dwelling; residence; house.
  3. A group, lodge, or company, as of the Primrose League.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “He built his habitation close to the river.”
      “Four hours had passed, and barren mountain after barren mountain still lay ahead, the only sign of human habitation being a couple of tiny isolated dwellings.”
      “The design of the latest Mars rover includes a habitation module, ensuring astronauts can comfortably live and conduct scientific activities during their mission.”
  1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.
  2. Abode; place of dwelling; residence.
  3. Population; inhabitants.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “An institution is understood to be a legal body for the purpose of long-term inhabitation and provision of services to a group of persons.”
      “Interaction between different groups may have taken place and the inhabitation of the Arctic would have been enriched through new migrations.”
      “Ornithologists say that its inhabitation in the DPRK is attributable to the ecology of the country.”
  1. (person) the state of being controlled by old habits
  2. (linguistics) The verbal or noun form that expresses continuousness over a prolonged period of time, e.g. "In the 19th century men used to wear hats"; "Jane smokes cigarettes".
  1. The act of habituating, or accustoming; the state of being habituated.
  2. (psychology) The process of becoming accustomed to an internal or external stimulus, such as a noxious smell or loud noise.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The same excitatory process also appears to temporarily reverse long-term habituation.”
      “She treats this habituation as entirely negative, since it's why we lose our appreciation of once-new pleasures.”
      “This is called habituation, and it was first demonstrated in the simple sea slug.”
  1. One who does something habitually, such as a serial criminal offender.
  2. (grammar) A construction representing something done habitually.
  1. (obsolete) A dwelling or habitation.
  1. someone or thing who lives in a place
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  3. Examples:
    1. “An inhabitant of New York, Biz Markie first came to prominence in the early '80s, when he began rapping at Manhattan nightclubs.”
      “The voyagers enlisted the help of a local inhabitant to translate for them.”
      “The inhabitant was unable to pay the rent and was subsequently kicked out of the apartment.”
  1. Alternative form of inhabitancy
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    1. “The mountain, still showing the last vestiges of human inhabitance just the night before, exploded in a shower of dust.”
      “The Distance from the inhabitance is about seventy miles, as we conceave by our Journeys.”
      “She was leading the mare through the trees, searching as usual for a good tree to climb and those evasive signs of inhabitance when the horse stopped.”
  1. The characteristic of being habitual.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The habitualness of his daily routine was evident in the meticulous way he carried out each task.”
  1. The property of being habitable.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Over-consumption, pollution, the loss of species and habitats, and mismanagement of natural resources are undermining global habitability.”
      “The edibility of a planet's plant life is one of the factors of habitability.”
      “Liquid water is one of the most important materials affecting the climate and habitability of a terrestrial planet.”
  1. The property of being habitable.
  1. Obsolete form of habitacle.
  1. One who inhabits.
  1. plural of habitability
  1. plural of habituality
  1. plural of habitation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The beech marten often lives near or even in human habitations, but the pine marten does not.”
      “Fashioned after Indian lodges, the habitations were made out of thick, tanned skins stretched over a pole structure ten feet or so in diameter.”
      “There is evidence from 4000 BC in the Swiss lake habitations that the people made it from barley and rye flour.”
  1. plural of inhabitant
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Many of the inhabitants of Northumbria were Danes, who had enjoyed lesser taxation than in other parts of England.”
      “An aguish climate will make inhabitants sheer off speedily to healthier localities.”
      “The alcayde, Aben Comixa, retreated to a strong tower with a few of the garrison and inhabitants.”
  1. plural of habitacle
  1. plural of habitakle
  1. plural of inhabitor
  1. plural of habitual
  1. plural of habitude
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Can these habitudes be the habitudes of free love, or what are they?”
      “Moreover, my occupations have been always made to chime in with the ordinary habitudes of my fellowmen.”
      “The discourse of some with whom I have had some habitudes since my coming home.”
  1. plural of habitat
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The actual impact of Mute Swans on native waterfowl and their habitats in North America is poorly known.”
      “From the icy wastes to the arid deserts and lush forests, it has carved out habitats and multiplied.”
      “Changing habitats that increase edge and maintain early successional habitat benefit the quail.”
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