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. “I smiled wryly at my insomniac habitude and looked out at the window again.”
      “Such is the fearlessness, the insensibility to danger, which men acquire by the habitude of constant risk.”
      “The material they had to work upon was already democratical by instinct and 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.”
      “During pregnancy, a woman undergoes many physiological and hormonal changes that can alter her metabolism and body habitus.”
      “We investigated these and other measures of body habitus as potential confounders.”
  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.”
      “They seem to have no answer for sustained habitat loss due to human encroachment.”
  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.”
      “Rodenticides control rats, mice, gophers, and other rodent pests of human habitation and agriculture.”
  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. “The legends of the discovery and inhabitation of Ireland before the Flood, are too purely mythical to demand serious notice.”
      “Traces of Romano-British inhabitation have been noted elsewhere in Manchester, especially near the cathedral.”
      “They left the room with the lights against the wall, and the firelight giving it a faux air of warmth and inhabitation.”
  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.”
      “Use of vocalizations with the moving model is particularly effective in preventing habituation to the model alone.”
      “If habituation does not occur to stimuli that are presented during extinction, then we would need to explain why it does not.”
  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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  3. Examples:
    1. “The mountain, still showing the last vestiges of human inhabitance just the night before, exploded in a shower of dust.”
      “But that was a bit strange, there was no sign of male inhabitance.”
      “The Distance from the inhabitance is about seventy miles, as we conceave by our Journeys.”
  1. The property of being habitable.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Liquid water is one of the most important materials affecting the climate and habitability of a terrestrial planet.”
      “The edibility of a planet's plant life is one of the factors of habitability.”
      “Over-consumption, pollution, the loss of species and habitats, and mismanagement of natural resources are undermining global habitability.”
  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. “Sandflies are found around human habitations and breed in specific organic wastes such as feces, manure, rodent burrows, and leaf litter.”
      “Mouse-spotting season tends to be in the late fall and early winter, as they advance on human habitations seeking warmer shelter.”
      “Many earlier habitations were also discovered, followed in 1995 by a large stone Roman temple, complete with bread ovens and even an oyster bar.”
  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.”
      “The cattle of the agro are, Signor Tomassetti tells us, its most considerable inhabitants.”
      “An aguish climate will make inhabitants sheer off speedily to healthier localities.”
  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. “The discourse of some with whom I have had some habitudes since my coming home.”
      “Most authors who have had occasion to describe naphthaline, have noticed its habitudes with sulphuric acid.”
      “Can these habitudes be the habitudes of free love, or what are they?”
  1. plural of habitat
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  3. Examples:
    1. “From the icy wastes to the arid deserts and lush forests, it has carved out habitats and multiplied.”
      “They are abundant in early-successional shrub habitats and in salmonberry thickets.”
      “Changing habitats that increase edge and maintain early successional habitat benefit the quail.”
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