Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • het verslaafd zijn; het verslaafd zijn
  • being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)




Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master
    "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"


    Zelfstandig naamwoord
      • an abnormally strong craving



      1. Drug addiction degraded many people.
      2. Smoking is no habit but an addiction.
      3. Smoking is not a habit; it's an addiction.
      4. I mean it's just another manifestation of internet addiction really.
      5. Stopgap measures won't make a dent in drug addiction.
      6. Even during work, I secretly indulge my Internet addiction.
      7. Drug addiction is a cancer in modern society.
      8. There really is such a thing as Internet addiction.
      9. A new study has shown that tanning bed use may cause addiction.
      10. Excessive gambling causes the same brain changes as a drug addiction.
      11. The concept of “Internet addiction” implies that “the Internet” is some sort of definable activity.
      12. Addiction is one of the problems of the youth of our day.
      13. People “diagnosed” with “Internet addiction” are nearly always diagnosed with other difficulties as well.
      14. This famous actress checked into rehab for the second time to treat her addiction.
      15. If Tatoeba is addictive, does this mean that Esperanto speakers are more addicted than speakers of other languages, and can this addiction be the basis of a new common culture?