One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
By way of habit; customarily.‘he habitually carried a pocket knife’‘does he lie habitually?’
- ‘Children in families that habitually watch television during meals eat fewer fruits and vegetables than those that don't, US researchers reported recently.’
- ‘The more alcohol men habitually consume, the more likely they are to have a sleep-related breathing disorder, a new study says.’
- ‘Increased pressure on the veins can be exacerbated by habitually crossing your legs.’
- ‘A third of British men and a fifth of women now habitually drank more than the Government's safe limits for alcohol.’
- ‘Under the 1883 law, the police were authorized to arrest any child between seven and fifteen who habitually skipped school, disobeyed teachers, or frequented public places during school hours.’
- ‘Monkeys will habitually accumulate and hide food.’
- ‘I have never habitually worn makeup.’
- ‘She habitually wore a fur hat that made it look as if a cat was curled up on her head.’
- ‘From his earliest days, he spent much time in his father's study and habitually accompanied him on his walks in North London.’
- ‘He habitually left his home at four in the morning.’
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