Nonaddictive refers to substances that do not cause addiction or dependency. The antonyms for nonaddictive are addictive, habit-forming and narcotic. These words are often used to describe drugs or other substances that people can easily become dependent on. Addictive substances have chemical properties that cause the body to crave more and create a psychological dependence. Habit-forming is a less intense version of addictive, referring to substances that can be easily habituated to. Narcotic, on the other hand, has a more specific connotation of drugs that come from opium, such as heroin or morphine that are highly addictive. It is important to understand the implications of these antonyms, to be cautious about using these substances and to seek help if needed.
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