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This can become quite addictive and is a great way to cut spending and increase saving. The Sun (2016)So should sugar be classified as an addictive drug? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Monthly hormonal surges make them more susceptible to the drug 's addictive qualities. The Sun (2017)Similar to heroin in effect, Tramadol is highly addictive. The Sun (2016)WHY... is spicy food addictive? The Sun (2016)This drug is highly addictive and incredibly dangerous. The Sun (2010)The nicotine is highly addictive but it is not considered as harmful as lethal tobacco. The Sun (2012)Finally you must learn to cope with the tempting situations that trigger addictive behaviour. The Sun (2009)Get in touch with your inner ninja with this addictive game of reflexes and dexterity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something slightly addictive about competition. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)They run the risk of serious brain damage and it can become addictive. The Sun (2012)Is having an addictive personality an excuse for cheating? The Sun (2013)They can be just as harmful and addictive as illegal drugs. The Sun (2015)An endlessly inventive and incredibly addictive game. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is something addictive about waking up feeling hungry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of these medicines may become addictive or habit forming. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)He has an addictive personality and needs to get treatment. The Sun (2010)After a while it becomes kind of addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But uncontrollable temper and an addictive personality frequently had him in trouble with the law. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Smoking is an addictive behaviour and to quit you need to overcome the addiction and learn new behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why did he end up moving on to one of the most damaging and addictive drugs you can take? Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said these young people have had too much done for them and feel helpless and turn to addictive behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have told of the harrowing process of trying to wean themselves off a drug considered more addictive than heroin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their gaming machines have been dubbed the crack cocaine of the gambling industry because playing them is said to be highly addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One was for the highly addictive crack cocaine, which is smoked. The Sun (2015)These foods are biologically addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Food manufacturers make their profits from converting a small range of cheap processed bulk crops plus lots of additives into addictive, palatable foods. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I'm going to find something more addictive and compelling than hunger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's that combination of availability, advertising and seductive taste that makes modern food so addictive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: addictive ADJECTIVE
If a drug is addictive, people who take it cannot stop taking it.
Cigarettes are highly addictive.
Definition of addictive from the Collins English Dictionary
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