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Questions with the noun Addiction

3 examples:

Will a new loot-based shooter be enough to steal my addiction?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Is pathological Internet over-use a behavioral addiction like a gambling addiction?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sugar has become the nutritional villain du jour, but just how bad is our addiction?
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Sentences with the noun Addiction

30 examples:

Smoking is no habit but an addiction.

Smoking is not a habit; it's an addiction.

This famous actress checked into rehab for the second time to treat her addiction.

I've triumphed over addiction.
(Tatum O'Neal)

Secrecy, once accepted, becomes an addiction.
(Edward Teller)

I admire anyone who rids himself of an addiction.
(Gene Tierney)

This dark diction has become America's addiction.
(Kanye West)

People who have never had an addiction don't understand how hard it can be.
(Payne Stewart)

It's an addiction... and addiction is something I should know something about.
(Keith Richards)

All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.
(W.H. Auden)

All sin tends to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is what is called damnation.
(Wystan Hugh Auden)

The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
(Christopher Lasch)

No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions.
(Patrick J. Kennedy)

But his addiction is brand new.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Apple's addiction seems to have no bounds.
(USA Today - Money, )

A Facebook dependency is not equivalent to an addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

The comedian spoke openly of his struggles with addiction.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Our shopping addiction is wreaking havoc on the environment.
(BBC News - Business, )

The study will provide insight in fighting against addiction.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The survey also showed that parents are aware of the addiction.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The ‘disease model’ of addiction was promoted in the late 1990s.
(Daily Mail - News, )

And someday soon it is expected to yield actual medications for addiction.
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

She is now a slim size 12 having shed six stone by crushing her addiction.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

An anonymous British pharmacist who battled the addiction tells his story.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Researchers also looked at whether tanning should be classified as an addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

Neuroscientists are learning how to repair neural circuits damaged by addiction.
(Nature, )

Jane's Addiction feels cripplingly old fashioned at the Sunset Strip Music Festival.
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Jarrett Bell hopes Irsay can help tear down stigma of people dealing with addiction.
(USA Today - NFL, )

3 Doors Down bassist now speaks to student groups about the dangers of his addiction.
(The Tennessean in USA Today - National, )

The TV presenter thanks fans on Twitter after revealing his battle against addiction.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )


13 examples:

If Tatoeba is addictive, does this mean that Esperanto speakers are more addicted than speakers of other languages, and can this addiction be the basis of a new common culture?

But is an addiction the source?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Can smoking addiction be all in your head?
(Tech Times - Health, )

Has the world's addiction to images gone too far?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Is addiction too strong a word for America's dependence on debt?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Why does addiction vulnerability differ from individual to individual?
(Science Daily - News, )

Could this rectangular piece of plastic be the antidote to your phone addiction?
(BBC News - Technology, )

You certainly hear people say they're addicted to their phones, but is it truly addiction?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

She knew Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, had suffered addiction and mental illness ... but murder?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

How does the drugmaker's 12-hour dosing prescription for painkiller OxyContin drive addiction?
(Tech Times - Health, )

But how will one be able to successfully curb this type of addiction and take a better health path?
(Tech Times - Health, )

There are millions of people in need of addiction treatment today, but what should patients look for when selecting a treatment center?
(Forbes - Business, )

But what tools are used to ‘measure’ addiction, and are these capable of legitimising an addiction or improving our knowledge of it?
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

My coffee addiction's back in full force.

There really is such a thing as Internet addiction.

Tom never managed to get rid of his cigarette addiction.

Addiction is one of the problems of the youth of our day.

Even during work, I secretly indulge my Internet addiction.

A new study has shown that tanning bed use may cause addiction.

I mean it's just another manifestation of internet addiction really.

Tom was jailed for embezzling $100,000 from his employer, to fund his gambling addiction.

The concept of “Internet addiction” implies that “the Internet” is some sort of definable activity.

People “diagnosed” with “Internet addiction” are nearly always diagnosed with other difficulties as well.

Tatoeba is becoming an addiction to me. I am even paying less attention to the games played by my team Vasco da Gama, just to participate in the exciting, amazing activity that is going on in this community.

I started producing work with an ecstatic addiction.
(Ben Nicholson)

It is hard to understand addiction unless you have experienced it.
(Ken Hensley)

For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas.
(Lee H. Hamilton)

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
(Allan Bloom)

The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption, is addiction.
(Christopher Lasch)

I have a bit of a traveling addiction, and, ah, yeah. I went to, ah, Bali this summer.
(Fisher Stevens)

She goes from one addiction to another. All are ways for her to not feel her feelings.
(Ellen Burstyn)

We have seen what the dependence and addiction to foreign oil has done to us economically.
(Ron Kind)

Addiction isn’t an illness like any other.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Addiction is a disease that does not discriminate.
(Fox News - Health, )

Duggar also described his "secret addiction" to porn.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Get Me Out Of Here! over his secret steroid addiction.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Will Young (pictured) claimed to have a porn addiction.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

He hid his cutting addiction for years from his parents.
(CBC News in CBC News - Health, )

Addiction fits all the classical definitions of disease.
(Forbes - Business, )

The U.S. addiction to student loans creates many problems.
(Forbes - Education, )

Take this quiz, from the US Center for Internet Addiction.
(Jennifer Rigby in The Telegraph - Technology, )

An addiction to traditional open world RPGs. To sandboxes.
(Paul Tassi, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

She is featured on TLC's new series 'My Strange Addiction'.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

We reveal the truth about our addiction to microwave dinners.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

A father and son talk about addiction and how families can help.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Prince Mohammed bin Salman said it would cure 'addiction to oil'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Addiction, particularly relapse, researchers find, is no exception.
(Science Daily - News, )

The team also developed the Bergen Shopping Addiction Scale (BSAS).
(Tech Times - Health, )

He spent more than £5,400 in wagers as his addiction grew heavier.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It’s about time we find ways to monetize our smartphone addiction.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

It is the first brain scan to support theories about food addiction.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

But the bacon-wrapped 2014 Ford Fiesta puts your addiction on wheels.
(Jenn Harris in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

That appears to be the case in an animal model of morphine addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

This province has an addiction problem that requires an intervention.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Calcium addiction by mitochondria is a novel feature of cancer cells.
(Science Daily - News, )

Bailey Gaddis said her addiction to fast food almost ruined her life.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

But the pair say their surgery addiction has ruined their love lives.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Efforts to improve mental health and addiction care just got started.
(NBC News Health, )

Jonathan Todd Schwartz has blamed his crimes on a gambling addiction.
(AP in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Ms. Arredondo discussed how addiction affected her daughter’s life.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

KORs are targets for the treatment of addiction and anxiety disorders.
(Science Daily - News, )

Jeff Sessions cited remarks Lady Gaga made about pot her own addiction.
(UPI - Odd News, )

We discuss the study's implications for addiction theory and treatment.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

Sexual addiction may be fuelled by the endless access to internet porn.
(Tech Times - Health, )

She was candid about her struggles with bipolar disorder and addiction.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The latest season features a dark story line about OxyContin addiction.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

They've loved their way through cancer, addiction and family heartbreak.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The 34-year-old star has previously vowed to tackle her sugar addiction.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

The finding could help researchers better understand pain and addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

It's saved the lives of those caught up in the opioid addiction epidemic.
(NBC News Health, )

Creating new ventures is something of an addiction for some entrepreneurs.
(USA Today - Money, )

Eating too much junk food is like any other addiction, research has shown.
(NBC News Health, )

Homeless after years of addiction, Barbi Harris hoped to die with dignity.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Last year I addressed a life-long addiction to food that nearly killed me.
(ZDNet US, )

He stopped taking them after his mother found out about steroid addiction.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Substance addiction is a large and growing problem for developing societies.
(Science Daily - News, )

Tim Raines overcame addiction to achieve Hall of Fame-level accomplishments.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

The city has to 'break the addiction to debt' to remain sustainable, he said.
(USA Today - National, )

Women who show PTSD symptoms are more likely to meet food addiction criteria.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Tumours that depend on these microRNAs are said to display oncomiR addiction.
(Nature, )

They say the find may provide insight to help fight addiction and overeating.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The findings could help understand and treat gambling or addiction disorders.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dr Aric Signman warned staring at gadgets could lead to a lifelong addiction.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The former Lakers star opened up about his addiction on The Players' Tribune.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - NBA, )

A man who struggled with addiction and could be menacing, his work was honest.
(Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Current pharmacotherapies for addiction follow the dictum 'one size fits all'.
(Science Daily - News, )

Facebook playing with users' emotions won't affect our social media addiction.
(USA Today - Tech, )

But experts say it could lower teaching standards and feed computer addiction.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New York City's Mayor proposed a plan to reduce tobacco addiction in the city.
(Tech Times - Health, )

As opium cultivation has soared in Afghanistan, addiction levels have followed.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The study also found that shyer individuals were less prone to phone addiction.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The addiction drama, based on author Blake Nelson's YA book, premieres in 2016.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Ramelteon is a melatonin-agonist without the risks for dependence or addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

Ozzy Osbourne reveals he is undergoing "intense therapy" for a "sex addiction".
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States has been well documented.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

'Game of Thrones' and 'Pompeii' star Kit Harington kills his Facebook addiction.
(USA Today - Tech, )

For 16 years Janet Waterton from Cornwall battled an addiction to tranquilisers.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The SF-2370 legislation could lead to a reduction in tobacco addiction in teens.
(Tech Times - Health, )

But potent painkillers come with serious risks—namely addiction and even death.
(Fox News - Health, )

California opioid addiction specialist was supposed to help Prince, but too late.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

His attorney says Stevens has battled an addiction to painkillers for many years.
(AP in USA Today - NHL, )

There are an estimated 23 million people living in recovery from addiction today.
(Tori Utley, Under 30 in Forbes - Technology, )

Jim Irsay is returning to his owner's duties, but will continue to fight addiction.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Research into addiction explores many aspects of how and why this disease develops.
(Nature, )

Identifying those at high risk of addiction and other steps can stop this epidemic.
(Fox News - Health, )

It may also shed light on conditions involving abnormal learning, such as addiction.
(Science Daily - News, )

Internet addiction is a serious and growing problem, and it deserves more attention.
(CNN - Technology, )

Darius McCollum's addiction isn't for booze and pills — it's for buses and trains.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Turns out the problem wasn't his inbox, but his addiction to checking it constantly.
(Forbes - Technology, )

One woman's recovery from crystal meth addiction inspires thousands on social media.
(BBC News - World News, )

The federal agency made the proposal for the first time to curb cigarette addiction.
(Tech Times - Health, )

She now consumes three hairballs a day, or more than 3,200 since her addiction began.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The combined centers form the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider.
(USA Today - National, )

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