Example sentences for: addictions

How can you use “addictions” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Among experts who treat and study compulsive behaviors and chemical dependencies, there is controversy over the meaning of the term "addiction" and the efficacy of the disease model for a range of supposed addictions, from alcoholism to compulsive gambling.

  • Never having been to either West Lake Hills or Topanga, I can only go on the little Lemann gives us to grasp what makes a place "truly hip," but let me go ahead and see if I don't have the whole picture--uh, upper-class, white, Protestant children with dreadlocks, tattoos, and nascent heroin addictions playing in bad rock bands named after legendary 1970s TV sitcoms?

  • The personal development tradition greatly values the presumed authority of experience, and codependency experts--leaders such as John Bradshaw--routinely confessed their own struggles with various addictions in order to bolster their credibility.

  • It turns out Starr's place of worship is a 12-steppy, New Agey kind of a deal, emphasizing recovery from various addictions.

  • In the past, Uncle Ned has been known to make rude and/or offensive statements about people of color, overweight people, those struggling with addictions, men under 5'4", children, homosexuals, virgins, teetotalers, and registered Democrats.


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