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  • v. Present participle of habituate.

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Examples

  • Thus, while virtue is available to the few counter-cultural heroes of a liberal society, the anti-culture of liberalism has the effect of "habituating" its young toward the embrace of ever greater multiplication of choices.

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  • I fear that by habituating players to these design ideals, games are gradually eroding our motivation to take big bites out of the material we're given.

    Great Big Bites

  • Yes, much more, according to my team of experts, as long as you aren't stroking your putts willy-nilly, but rather in the service of habituating sound fundamentals.

    Making Big Strides in Little Strokes

  • Unless you've been hanging around the smaller, smart cabaret rooms in Manhattan for the last decade and a half and/or were habituating the tiny, bright Pittsburgh boite spots for some time before that, there's a world-class pop singer you may not know about but absolutely should.

    David Finkle: Easy Listener: Why You Should Know Singer Joyce Breach

  • More fences, in a loose interpretation, are in fact part of the solution: Clearly, we need to prevent bears from habituating to human food by making access impossible.

    Colorado's Black Bears: Coming to a Dumpster Near You

  • Yes, one could read Goldberg as habituating his reader to the idea of the inevitability of an Iranian strike.

    Shaun Jacob Halper: Bombing Iran and the Banality of Journalism

  • Exposure therapy involves habituating individuals to what they fear most so that, over time, people can learn to reduce the negative associations with a particular trigger and function better.

    Choke

  • Remember, once you set your intention, habituating the state of Love for No Reason simply means practicing the love keys until they become second nature.

    Love For No Reason

  • (Apparently, she's less concerned about the dangers of habituating the animal to human presence by feeding it.) (News source.)

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  • By habituating to less important signals, an animal can focus its attention on the most important features of its environment.

    Countdown to Deer Season: How Do You Kill the Time?

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