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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After a delicious meal where, from force of habit, I had to restrain myself from cutting up the food on the plate of the young lady next to me, we listened to a grownup speech from ITN's Science Editor, Laurence McGinty.
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. To impose belief on one's life because it is otherwise too difficult to live is natural.