Latin habituatus, past participle of habituare (“to bring into a condition or habit of body”).
habituate (third-person singular simple present habituates, present participle habituating, simple past and past participle habituated)
- To make accustomed; to accustom; to familiarize.
- Sir K. Digby
- our English dogs, who were habituated to a colder clime
- Men are first corrupted […] and next they habituate themselves to their vicious practices.
- To settle as an inhabitant.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir W. Temple to this entry?)
to accustom; to familiarize.