What is another word for Habits?

Pronunciation: [hˈabɪts] (IPA)

Habits refer to the patterns of behaviour that are repeatedly performed by people. These actions are often done without much conscious thought. Synonyms for the word 'Habits' include mannerisms, customs, routines, practices, traditions, rituals, conventions, tendencies, inclinations, and behaviours. Mannerisms refer to distinctive actions or gestures that are typical of a person. Customs, practices, and traditions all refer to established ways of behaving in a particular society or culture. Rituals refer to repetitive actions performed for a specific purpose, often religious or spiritual. Conventions refer to the accepted norms governing behaviour in a particular social setting, while tendencies and inclinations refer to natural predispositions towards certain actions or behaviour.

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Usage examples for Habits

And as for Richard-there was no telling what Habits he had fallen into during these years of wandering.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
And then, again, what do I know about the country or its Habits?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
"They too will die," and new Habits succeed.
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty

Famous quotes with Habits

  • I find it difficult to believe that words have no meaning in themselves, hard as I try. Habits of a lifetime are not lightly thrown aside.
    Stuart Chase
  • Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you.
    Frank Crane
  • Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
    W. Somerset Maugham
  • Habits change into character.
    Ovid
  • Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
    Jeremy Taylor

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