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Habit or Habits may refer to:

  • Habit (psychology), an acquired pattern of behavior that often occurs automatically
  • Habituation, non-associative learning in which there is a progressive diminution of behavioral response probability with repetition of a stimulus
  • Religious habit, a distinctive dress worn by the members of a religious order
  • Habit (biology), the instinctive actions of animals and the natural tendencies or growth form of plants
  • Habit evidence, a term used in the law of evidence

Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French habit, from Latin habitus (“condition, bearing, state, appearance, dress, attire”), from habeō (“I have, hold, keep”); see have.

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