|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section I. Volition in General|
| 1. Acts of Volition|
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|NOUN:||HABIT, habitude, habituation, assuetude [obs.], assuefaction [obs.]; wont; run, way; habitual attitude, habitual state of mind, habitual course.|
common -, general -, natural -, ordinary- -course, - run, - state- of things; matter of course; beaten -path, - track, - ground.
cacoëthes; bad -, confirmed -, inveterate -, [See intrinsic]- habit; addictedness, addiction, trick.
CUSTOM, use, usage, prescription, immemorial usage, practice; prevalence, observance; conventionalism, conventionality; mode, fashion, vogue; etiquette (gentility) [See Fashion]; order of the day, cry; conformity [See Conformity]; consuetude, dastur or dustoor [India].
ones old way, old school, veteris vestigia flamm [L.]; laudator temporis acti [L.].
RULE, standing order, precedent, routine; red tape, red-tapism; pipe clay; rut, groove.
ADDICT, habitué, habitual [colloq.], frequenter, case [slang], hard case [slang], the limit [slang].
INUREMENT; training (education) [See Teaching]; seasoning, hardening; radication; second nature, acclimatization; knack (skill) [See Skill].
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|VERB:||BE WONT &c. adj.|
fall into a custom (conform to) [See Conformity]; tread -, follow- the beaten -track, - path; stare super antiquas vias [L.]; move in a rut, run on in a groove, go round like a horse in a mill, go on in the old jog-trot way; get wound up in red tape.
HABITUATE, inure, harden, season, caseharden; accustom, familiarize; naturalize, acclimatize; keep ones hand in; train (educate) [See Teaching].
get into the -way, - knack- of; learn [See Learning]; cling to, adhere to; repeat [See Repetition]; acquire -, contract -, fall into- a -habit, - trick; addict oneself to, take to, accustom oneself to.
BE HABITUAL &c. adj.; prevail; come into use, become a habit, take root; gain upon one, grow upon one.
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|ADJECTIVE:||HABITUAL; accustomary, customary; prescriptive; accustomed &c. v.; of -daily, - everyday- occurrence; consuetudinary; wonted, usual, general, ordinary, common, frequent, every day, household, jog-trot; well-trodden, well-known; familiar, vernacular, trite, commonplace, conventional, regular, set, stock, established, stereotyped; prevailing, prevalent; current, received, acknowledged, recognized, accredited; of course, admitted, understood.|
CONFORMABLE [See Conformity]; according to -use, - custom, - routine; in vogue, in fashion; fashionable (genteel) [See Fashion].
WONT; used to, given to, addicted to, attuned to, habituated to &c. v.; in the habit of; habitué [F.]; at home in (skillful) [See Skill]; seasoned; imbued with, soaked in, permeated with, never free from; devoted to, wedded to.
HACKNEYED, fixed, rooted, deep-rooted, ingrafted or engrafted, permanent, inveterate, besetting, naturalized; ingrained (intrinsic) [See Intrinsicality].
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|ADVERB:||HABITUALLY &c. adj.; always (uniformly) [See Uniformity].|
AS USUAL, as is ones wont, as things go, as the world goes, as the sparks fly upwards; as you were [mil.]; more suo [L.], more solito [L.]; ex more [L.].
AS A RULE, for the most part; generally &c. adj.; most -often, - frequently.
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- Cela sentend.
- Abeunt studia in mores.
- Adeo in teneris consuescere multum est.
- Consuetudo quasi altera natura.Cicero
- Hoc erat in more majorum.
- How use doth breed a habit in a man!Two Gentlemen
- Magna est vis consuetudinis; morem fecerat usus.Ovid
- Custom, like Winter, is the king of all.Masefield