habituation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hu-bich"-ā'shun), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the act of habituating.
- the condition of being habituated.
- physiological tolerance to or psychological dependence on a drug, short of addiction.
- reduction of psychological or behavioral response occurring when a specific stimulus occurs repeatedly.