Example sentences for: addicted

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

  • Today's panelists tell the commission that kids are starting to gamble too young and are getting addicted too easily, that compulsive gambling appears to be increasing as gambling spreads, that gambling marketing may be designed to addict customers, and that the industry exploits problem gamblers by allowing them to draw repeated credit card advances from ATMs on casino floors.

  • It's also voracious: A typical gambler addicted to blackjack takes about 20 years from placing the first bet to bottoming out; a gambler hooked on video poker needs less than three years.

  • Perhaps Gawande's own prejudices are showing when he simply assumes that the elderly or terminally ill, in wishing to escape from constant pain or degeneration through suicide, are--if not actually addicted or mentally ill--then "obviously" irrational.

  • I remain addicted to my Miami vice, although torn by the knowledge that all over the country are innocent children, naive relatives, and perplexed winter visitors, all telling their friends and families about the wildlife I showed them in Florida.

  • But the goal is to have fewer persons become addicted to nicotine at an age when information about the health hazards is likely to be ignored.


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