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Question with the adjective Addictive

1 example:

Can Rovio’s sequel to its popularly addictive game prove that Angry Birds isn’t just a one-hit wonder?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Sentences with the adjective Addictive

2 examples:

It's an addictive thing. It's not so much I like to go win, but it's a rush.
(Corbin Bernsen)

A recent slide in downloads for the addictive game mirrors a fall in King’s quarterly sales.
(Forbes - Business, )

Sentences with the comparative degree of the adjective Addictive

5 examples:

The Vietnamese developer behind the viral hit has a new hit game in stores—and it might be even more addictive than his first.
(CNBC, )

Originally approved and marketed as a “safer” sleeping pill, less addictive than barbiturates, the drug was both sedating and hypnotic.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

"Flakka," a designer drug luring some Americans, is even more potent and more addictive than its long list of synthetic predecessors, experts say.
(NBC News Health, )

Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have found that bath salts could actually be more addictive than methamphetamine, one of the most addictive drugs on the market.
(Fox News - Health, )

The researchers confirmed the drug's powerful stimulant effects in rats and found evidence that it could be more addictive than methamphetamine, one of the most addictive substances to date.
(Science Daily - News, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Addictive

16 examples:

Living in continual chaos is exhausting, frightening. The catch is that it's also very addictive.
(Lorna Luft)

Weixin is China's killer app, a highly addictive social networking tool.
(CNBC, )

Researchers have found that resveratrol may also block the effects of the highly addictive drug, methamphetamine.
(Science Daily - News, )

Vintage cigarette accessories are shedding the stigma associated with lighting up, and becoming highly addictive décor.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Bandai Namco's new game Pac-Man 256 is a highly addictive maze where you help Pac-Man avoid ghosts and outrun the glitch.
(CNET News, )

I call it “microfixing” – it is a highly addictive learning discipline that merges into most professional lifestyles with ease.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Startups are an emotional rollercoaster; moments of sheer terror interlaced with bone-crushing, mind-numbing and highly addictive exhilaration.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A coalition of experts is pushing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revoke its approval of a new, highly addictive painkiller, Counsel and Heal reported.
(Fox News - Health, )

The potent strain of cannabis is grown in Swaziland, one of South Africa's poorest states, and is often mixed with heroin to produce a highly addictive drug known as nyope.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Thousands more highly addictive gambling machines could be installed on Britain’s high streets as amusement arcades seek to exploit a legal ruling by becoming betting shops.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A Santa Barbara doctor known to patients as the "Candy Man" is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after his conviction Friday for trafficking in highly addictive pain medications.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

The latter would appear to describe the frequency with which Canadian dentists are prescribing highly addictive opioid analgesics to treat discomfort from simple procedures like wisdom teeth removal.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Cancer sufferer George Rogers, 78, (pictured) from Bristol ran the plot from prison despite his illness and recruited a self-taught chemist to set up a lab and make the highly addictive drug crystal meth.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Recent reports suggested krokodil had appeared in the U.S. and Ontario's Niagara region, but so far there's been no confirmed evidence that the highly addictive homemade substitute for heroin is on North American streets.
(Janet Davison in CBC News - Health, )

Nicotine is a highly addictive substance that negatively affects adolescents' brain development, with increased anxiety and depression, and may make them more susceptible to conventional cigarettes, according to researchers.
(Science Daily - News, )

About a month ago, researchers and policymakers started fretting about a nightmare scenario for drug enforcement: the possibility that the impending invention of morphine-producing yeast could make it easy for many people to start manufacturing highly addictive opiates.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective Addictive

3 examples:

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Oreo cookies were found to be as addictive as cocaine in a recent study.
(Jenn Harris in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Eating Oreos is just as addictive as cocaine, at least in rats, and like many humans, rats eat the smooth sweet filling first, U.S. researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

The California Department of Public Health has issued an advisory that e-cigarettes contain harmful chemicals including nicotine, which is as addictive as the nicotine found in regular cigarettes.
(Tech Times - Health, )


3 examples:

Tatoeba, why are you so addictive?

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?

Ever eat something so good, so addictive that you thought maybe, just maybe, it was too good?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Tatoeba is addictive.

Kale chips are addictive.

Fast food can be addictive.

This is strangely addictive!

I think that, as he's using addictive substances like thinner, the chance of rehabilitation is low.

Law is a very addictive profession.
(George Carman)

The theater is magical and addictive.
(Angela Lansbury)

Three cigarettes in, your body already craves it. It is that addictive.
(Loni Anderson)

Showing cats is addictive. All you need is one rosette and you're hooked.
(Donna Andrews)

One trait of addictive families is that we never recognize our own addictions.
(Lorna Luft)

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

The tobacco companies knew quite early on the addictive nature of their product.
(Neil Cavuto)

I'm constantly having to be vigilant with a depressive tendency, an addictive tendency.
(Patrick Marber)

Fame is addictive. Money is addictive. Attention is addictive. But golf is second to none.
(Marc Anthony)

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

Smartphones are addictive.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Power is intoxicating and addictive.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The energy in New York is truly addictive.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The noodles were not just tasty. They were addictive.
(CNN - World News, )

Newcastle’s French connection is becoming addictive.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Addictive game is teaching its players as well as entertaining them.
(USA Today - Tech, )

This is a simple yet addictive mix of salted cabbage and puréed avocado.
(The New York Times - Health, )

This may help explain the addictive scratching experienced by these patients.
(Science Daily - News, )

Love is a dangerous thing. Its presence can be addictive; its loss, devastating.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

The game will include multi-player capabilities and be less addictive, Nguyen said.
(NBC News, )

The new series on Fox is addictive — until it takes a turn toward the metaphysical.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Nintendo's Game Boy revolutionised handheld gaming with its basic but addictive titles.
(Matthew Sparkes in The Telegraph - Technology, )

It is, for one, an addictive drug usually derived from coca, a tropical American plant.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The synthetic drugs "bath salts" are many more times addictive than even methamphetamine.
(Forbes - Technology, )

They are turning to bacteria that thrive on nicotine, the addictive component in tobacco.
(Science Daily - News, )

Shin Megami Tensei IV is an elaborate, brooding and wonderfully addictive JRPG from Atlus.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Serial fans are devouring the season finale of Sarah Koenig's addictive new podcast today.
(Cheryl Brown in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A new study has compiled the best, most up-to-date evidence on addictive disorders globally.
(Science Daily - News, )

The creators of the infamously addictive Flappy Bird have released a new game - Swing Copters.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The pies at Hartley's in Fall River, Mass., are wickedly addictive, and a ton of bang for the buck.
(USA Today - Travel, )

A addictive new tool shows what your name would be if you were born today, based on popularity rank.
(NBC Today, )

Spending time basking in the sun's warming rays has addictive properties, warn researchers in the US.
(BBC News - Health, )

One team now reports that much of the nicotine in e-cigarettes is the addictive form of the compound.
(Science Daily - News, )

Cuban croquetas are the crispy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside snack that's positively addictive.
(NBC Today, )

Pikmin 3 is a gorgeous, addictive video game and one of the first truly next-gen looking console titles.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Stuart Gitlow says pot is addictive and those who smoke it can experience long-term psychiatric disease.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

However, the researchers caution that this does not necessarily mean that pornography itself is addictive.
(Science Daily - News, )

One of the top issues the nursing board of Oklahoma faces is the diversion of addictive drugs among nurses.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The problem with addictive TV box sets is that when the credits roll on the final episode it leaves a void.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

She equated cameras with guns and cars as fantasy instruments whose use is at once predatory and addictive.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

'Trivia Crack' is a game that combines trivia with social aspects, making it fun, addictive and interesting.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

From Jared Leto to Oprah to Anna Wintour, we turned 10 celebs into mini dolls using the (addictive) Chinese app.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

The company behind the popular and addictive smartphone game Candy Crush had filed for an initial public offering.
(NBC News, )

A new study suggests that while eating itself my be psychologically addictive, fat and sugar don't act like drugs.
(UPI - Health News, )

High-schoolers involved in competitive sports are at an elevated risk of addictive gambling, a new study concludes.
(Science Daily - News, )

E-liquids used in electronic cigarettes contain the most addictive form of nicotine, researchers say in a new study.
(UPI - Health News, )

Addictive drugs are proposed to hijack this system, enabling drug-associated cues to trigger relapse to drug seeking.
(Nature, )

It’s the game so addictive that 93 million glassy-eyed users collectively play it more than one billion times a day.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

One in seven people diagnosed with skin cancer will continue to use tanning beds, suggesting that tanning may be addictive.
(Fox News - Health, )

Menthol cigarettes appear to be more addictive and pose a greater health threat than unflavored tobacco, an FDA report says.
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Many doctors over-prescribe opioid painkillers because they don't understand how addictive they are or how people abuse them.
(UPI - Health News, )

Every addiction is characterized by a strong desire for a certain addictive substance, be it nicotine, alcohol or other drug.
(Science Daily - News, )

Questions are now being raised whether the relationships these agencies maintain with large corporations are addictive in nature.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Electronic cigarettes are addictive and contain dangerous chemicals, including nicotine, Netherlands public health officials said.
(UPI - Health News, )

The recent IMMPACT recommendations suggest inclusion of high-risk groups in future clinical trials of potentially addictive drugs.
(Nature Reviews Neurology, )

If this were BuzzFeed, this story would be posed as a quiz, one of those oddly addictive quizzes that gets shared on social media.
(Forbes - Business, )

Tetris, one of the most popular and addictive video games of all time, was created on this day in 1984 — making it 30 years old.
(NBC News, )

For this recipe, a few cheeses are used as well as some extra perks to make this dish multi-dimensional and consequently, addictive.
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

Opera doesn't get any more affable or hopeful, or outright addictive, than when the annual Metropolitan Opera auditions come around.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

It is the addictive Russian-tile matching game whose popularity surged when it was released with the Nintendo Game Boy in the 1980s.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

Addictive mobile game Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store, confirms creator Dong Nguyen, but without setting a specific date.
(BBC News - Technology, )

The feeling of euphoria, or high, created by addictive behaviour is less obvious in the brains of problem gamblers, research suggests.
(BBC News - Health, )

Based on early gameplay, Ubisoft's 'The Crew' is a surprisingly fun and addictive open-world racer with a variety of gameplay options.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The maker of addictive mobile game Candy Crush Saga has released its first major game since its poorly performing stock listed in March.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Researchers recently conducted a study on heroin addiction and demonstrated that the stress hormone cortisol can reduce addictive cravings.
(Science Daily - News, )

In their decades-long search for vaccines against drugs of abuse, scientists have hit upon a new approach to annul cocaine's addictive buzz.
(Science Daily - News, )

They’re addictive, shareable, and with their ever-more precise slicing of social identity, they give everyone a chance to feel they belong.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

After five seasons, the dark and addictive Breaking Bad comes to an end this weekend, with audiences biding farewell to antihero Walter White.
(CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

They’re addictive, shareable, and with their ever-more precise dividing of social identity, they give everyone a chance to feel they belong.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

A new study confirms what has long been suspected: highly processed foods like chocolate, pizza and French fries are among the most addictive.
(Science Daily - News, )

These addictive finger foods riff on the classics—and the best part is, no one will even notice that these recipes are lighter and healthier.
(NBC Today, )

The review describes the science establishing that marijuana can be addictive and that this risk for addiction increases for daily or young users.
(Science Daily - News, )

President Barack Obama paid the ultimate compliment to a White House chef by claiming his delicious pies are so addictive, he "puts crack in them".
(The Independent - World News, )

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will order safety labeling changes for addictive long-acting and extended-release painkillers.
(UPI - Health News, )

Tufts University researchers say it is possible to reverse the addictive power of unhealthy food while also increasing preference for healthy foods.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Since the debut of "Breaking Bad" in January 2008, this drama series — horrifying, funny, twisted and addictive — has kept its audience guessing.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

The Vietnamese Hanoi-based developer pulled the game from app stores in February because it was 'too addictive' and has not not explained his U-turn.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Oscar-nominated visual effects supervisor on rehabbing water-logged cameras, keeping gadgets charged on the go and an addictive update to Frogger.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

A pilot study is believed to be the first to analyze how patients and doctors discuss potentially addictive pain medications in primary care appointments.
(Science Daily - News, )

It's addictive; you pick up customers, drive them to their destination and collect money, then buy more upgrades for your car to tackle harder challenges.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Scientists have successfully tested an anti-cocaine vaccine in mice that works by using the immune system to suppress the addictive buzz of the substance.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A new exhibit will begin a world tour next year that explains -- in an oh-so entertaining way -- the science and technology behind the addictive mobile game.
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

The study, carried out by Columbia University, found that the drug dronabinol blocks pain for two hours longer than smoking marijuana - and was less addictive.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Eating cookies and sweet drinks containing refined carbohydrates may trigger addictive behavior just like nicotine or cocaine, U.S. and German researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

The Morning Joe host was at the Women in the World conference on Saturday talking with her fellow panelists about how cosmetics are 'powerful' and 'addictive'.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Flappy Bird, the mind-bogglingly simply yet strangely addictive game made by a single guy in Vietnam who is quite uncomfortable with its success, is coming back.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In a small U.S. study, nearly half of all pregnant women surveyed did not think electronic cigarettes contain nicotine or know that the devices can be addictive.
(Fox News - Health, )

The simplistic and addictive mobile game Flappy Bird that held the internet in its thrall back in February is reportedly set to return to our screens this August.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

Many of the synthetic drugs streaming like toxic rivers through American cities have their origins in labs that weren’t trying to create addictive street drugs.
(Forbes - Business, )

A new and addictive online game developed by a young Italian web designer has gone viral, spawning scores of variations and throwing its creator into the limelight.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Measures rolled out by bookmakers to help protect vulnerable players of addictive roulette-style machines have failed to have any impact, a new report has revealed.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Mum-of-two Staci Northfield, 27, from Cambridge, says she earns more on the addictive video game, Minecraft, than she did in full-time work as a supermarket cashier.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

As Paul Tassi detailed yesterday, the creator of the maddeningly addictive and wildly popular game removed it from both iOS and Android after a wave of internet hate.
(Forbes - Technology, )

It's a strange beast: oddly cobbled together, repetitive and wholly addictive, but these early days only represent a small portion of Activision and Bungie's ambition.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Unlike other developers like Halfbrick, they only doubled down on the success of their one game, attempting to milk the addictive bird-flinging sim for all it was worth.
(Forbes - Business, )

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