habit

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the physical or constitutional characteristics of a person

clothing worn by members of a religious order

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an established custom

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(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation

a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)

attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)

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Nonetheless, I wonder whether there isn't something missing in the journey, a point of unexplainable contact at which the writer and the spiritual seeker are at odds, like two boxers going after each other simply from force of habit.
Dennis Rodman will be on his very best behavior and he'll still get fined from force of habit.
We drink for a variety of reasons--or in many cases, mechanically for no reason at all -- or unthinkingly from force of habit.