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ad·dic·tive

 (ə-dĭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Causing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive substance.
2. Characterized by or susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality.
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addictive

(əˈdɪktɪv)
adj
of, relating to, or causing addiction
adˈdictiveness n
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ad•dic•tive

(əˈdɪk tɪv)

adj.
1. producing or tending to cause addiction: an addictive drug.
2. more than normally susceptible to addiction: an addictive personality.
[1935–40]
ad•dic′tive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.addictive - causing or characterized by addictionaddictive - causing or characterized by addiction; "addictive drugs"; "addictive behavior"
nonaddictive - not causing or characterized by addiction; "for years tobacco companies have contended that tobacco is nonaddictive"
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addictive

adjective habit-forming, compelling, compulsive, causing addiction or dependency, moreish or morish (informal) Cigarettes are highly addictive.
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Translations
návykový
addiktiivinenaiheuttavariippuvuus

addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] ADJ
1. (lit) [drug] → que crea adicción, adictivo; [personality] → propenso a las adicciones
cigarettes are highly addictivelos cigarros son muy adictivos or crean una fuerte adicción
an addictive habitun vicio que crea adicción
2. (fig) to be addictiveser como una droga, ser adictivo, ser un vicio
rock climbing is addictiveel alpinismo es como una drogael alpinismo es adictivo, el alpinismo es un vicio
movie-making can quickly become addictiveel hacer películas puede convertirse pronto en una adicción
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addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] adj
(lit) [substance, drug] → qui crée une dépendance
Cigarettes are highly addictive → Les cigarettes créent une forte dépendance.
(fig) [food, TV programme] → qui crée une dépendanceadding machine [ˈædɪŋ] nmachine f à calculer
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addictive

adj to be addictive (lit)süchtig machen; (fig)zu einer Sucht werden können; these drugs/watching TV can become addictivediese Drogen können/Fernsehen kann zur Sucht werden; addictive drugSuchtdroge f; to have an addictive personalitysuchtanfällig sein, ein Suchttyp msein (inf)
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addictive

[əˈdɪktɪv] adjche dà assuefazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

addictive

adj adictivo, que crea dependencia
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ON THE day we celebrate the man who pretty much invented our great sport, the basic question that started the whole addictively fascinating game - namely who has the best horse - is one without an obvious answer this afternoon.
And, yes, perhaps sometimes, some of us need to remind ourselves that This Is Not Real (however much of our time and ourselves we happily, or addictively, invest in it).
Charcoal Eats started with 6 biryani variants and today serves over 50 different options, ranging from their signature biryanis to the comforting rice bowls, from smoky starters to mouth-watering curries and for their younger audiences, addictively loaded French fries, pav wows, soul-satisfying rolls, sinful desserts and non-alcoholic beverages for instant freshness.
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Weaving toast and chalk notes with laser-like acidity, the classic French sparkling wine is addictively delicious.
This addictively twisty plot begins to expose harsh truths beneath the glimmer, or the "varnish over filth."
Researchers noted that the mice began compulsive eating, behaving addictively (for example, gorging themselves on the sweet mix), and gaining weight almost immediately after exposure to the high-fat food and the chocolate mixture.
The Good Food Truck will be serving up their addictively delicious, crafted with love food.
The Super staff favorite, hands-down, would be the Kimchi Pancake; we ate it warm, then also at room temperature and both times it was addictively good.
REFRESHING: The salad is addictively hot and refreshingly crunchy.