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Habitual


HABIT'UAL, adjective Formed or acquired by habit, frequent use or custom.

Art is properly an habitual knowledge of certain rules and maxims.

1. Customary; according to habit; as the habitual practice of sin; the habitual exercise of holy affections.

It is the distinguishing mark of habitual piety to be grateful for the most common blessings.

2. Formed by repeated impressions; rendered permanent by continued causes; as an habitual color of the skin.