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Synonyms for habituate

Synonyms for habituate

to make familiar through constant practice or use

Synonyms for habituate

take or consume (regularly or habitually)

make psychologically or physically used (to something)

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After an initial habituating experience, subsequent habituation experiences are known to occur more rapidly, with fewer stimulus presentations being required (Groves and Thompson, 1970; Thompson & Spencer, 1966).
The New York-born Bartos moved to Ocean Park in 1978 and began taking pictures as a way of habituating himself to his new environs.
By habituating ourselves to the knowledge that we too, local communities too, grass-roots activist movements too, are all shot through with lived equivocations concerning the very forms of power we decry, we can learn to see movement and fluctuation, intensifications and displacements of power where before we saw only sedentary and external uniformities.
Cheap tricks and gimmicks were not only eroding our brand positions, but habituating a customer base that only shopped on sale," noted Mr.
In fact, smoking's failure to intoxicate or to require an increase in dose in order to produce psychoactive effects justified, in part, the determination in the 1964 Surgeon General's report that smoking was habituating not addictive, said Johnston of RJ Reynolds.
Over Fossey's objections, a consortium of international conservation groups called the Mountain Gorilla Project began habituating gorilla families to feel at home with visitors.
The company believes that this lotion and its nicotine-based dietary supplements (both, according to the company, will contain nicotine levels too low to be habituating or to cause the systemic euphoric effects associated with smoking) could become blockbuster nonprescription products, producing positive cash flow even sooner than its later stage drugs since they are not subject to the FDA approval process.