Addict in a sentence

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1. [noun] Someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance;

The spread of AIDS is partly due to drug addicts sharing needles.

The police found the body of a cocaine addict who died of an overdose yesterday.

She spoke to the students calmly and factually about her experiences as a teen drug addict.

2. [noun] Someone who is so enthusiastically devoted to something;

My son is a hockey addict who watches every game he can.

I’m a TV addict.

The fact that addict web surfers, the ‘nerds’ find it necessary to do their surfing in the early hours of the morning is a clue to the problems of traffic on the internet.

3. [verb] To cause(someone or oneself to become dependent;

I never thought I would see a drug that could addict people so quickly or make them do such crazy things to get it.

When I was a boy, I was addicted to reading detective stories.

Studies show that about 7 percent of American adolescents may be addicted to gambling.