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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

4 examples:

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

Say goodbye to productivity: There’s a seriously addictive game of basketball going on via Facebook Messenger, complete with celebratory emojis every time you score.
(Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

The FDA announced its proposal for a rule limiting the amount of nicotine in cigarettes on Thursday, starting the (potentially long) process of its most direct attack on the addictive part of cigarettes.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

When "The Good Wife" comes to a close on CBS on Sunday after seven addictive seasons, fans will be left without a number of guilty pleasures: Alicia's (Julianna Marguiles) suits, Diane's (Christine Baranski) jewelry; Eli's (Alan Cummings) stuttering exasperation, Peter's (Chris Noth) reliable baritone.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Sentences with the comparative degree of the adjective Addictive

8 examples:

Marijuana is less addictive than cigarettes.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Special report: Described by some as being more addictive than heroin, legal highs are not going to be legal much longer.
(Adam Lusher in The Independent - U.K. News, )

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, )

Louisiana police said an 11-year-old bought a used video game from his local GameStop and found something more addictive than Skyrim -- a bag of meth.
(UPI - Odd News, )

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

29 examples:

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

But fewer than 10 percent of them will dispose of the highly addictive leftovers.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Opium-based drugs are the leading treatments for severe and chronic pain, but they can be highly addictive.
(Science Daily - News, )

Federal health officials urge doctors to prevent prescribing highly addictive painkillers for chronic pain.
(Tech Times - Health, )

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, )

Clinicians are continuing to prescribe painkillers to chronic pain patients who overdose on highly addictive narcotics, a new study found.
(Forbes - Business, )

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

Prescriptions for opioid painkillers have dropped since 2010, but the number of Americans getting the highly addictive medications is still too high.
(UPI - Health News, )

A Daily Mail investigation has uncovered evidence of chemists illegally selling highly addictive medication for cash without asking for prescriptions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

South Carolina is following in the footsteps of New Hampshire, which sued Purdue Pharma last week for deceptive marketing of the highly addictive opioid.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Experts wonder if the massive Facebook data scandal will erode public trust so much that people will break free of highly addictive social media platforms.
(Ramona Pringle in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A novel compound produced by a tiny marine snail species could inspire an alternative to opioids, the highly addictive class of pain killers.
(UPI - Science News, )

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, )

Andrew Halls, head of King's College School in Wimbledon, south west London says substances such as Xanax, a highly addictive tranquilliser, have become cheaper than tobacco.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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, )

It comes months after revered player Calvin Johnson retired due to chronic pain and injury, and revealed that doctors hand out highly addictive opioid painkillers 'like candy'.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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, )

The small tablets of the highly addictive substance Captagon are produced in Syria and are credited with helping ISIS fighters in the country stay alert for days at a time during gruelling gun battles.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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, )

Five Canadians — along with three U.S. residents and two Chinese nationals — are indicted by the U.S. Justice Department on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

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, )

Two mom-and-pop pharmacies in residential neighborhoods were fronts for a scheme that flooded the black market for highly addictive prescription painkillers with 500,000 pills, giving a couple who owned the businesses an illicit windfall that bought them a $2 million home, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective Addictive

8 examples:

Or that cheese and sugar can be as addictive as a drug.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Donuts may be as addictive as drugs-- but they're not illegal.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

While "Narcos" seemingly came with a built in expiration date, the second season is just as addictive as the first.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

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, )

On May 1988, U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop said nicotine was as addictive as heroin and called for the licensing of tobacco product vendors.
(UPI - News, )

The University of Michigan study found that cheese is as addictive as drugs because of a chemical called casein that can trigger the brain's opioid receptors.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

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, )


8 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?

Just how exactly does a drug go from painkiller to an addictive drug?
(Tech Times - Health, )

Was the series two finale "pot-boiling tosh" or "fabulous, outrageous and addictive"?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

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

What is it about some dishes that makes them more addictive, craveable if you will, than others?
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Does daily fantasy sports pose a particular threat to 18- to 21-year-olds because they’re more susceptible to addictive behavior?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Disney Crossy Road was developed by Australian gaming startup, Hipster Whale, who have already created a viral smash hit game with Crossy Road, downloaded over 150 million times since November 2014. What makes games like this so addictive?
(James Nguyen, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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.

Smartphones are addictive.
(Forbes - Technology, )

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

Here's why technology is so addictive.
(NBC News Health, )

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

Fans love the acting and find the series addictive.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

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

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

It starts out simple, but the Raspberry Pi is addictive!
( in USA Today - Tech, )

The mum finds using the app is actually fun and quite addictive.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

That's what makes it all so addictive, and why we keep coming back.
(Ramona Pringle in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

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

Dozens of studies have documented the addictive nature of the Internet.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Prescription opioids are commonly abused because they are so addictive.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

When it comes to an addictive disorder, you either have it or you don't.
(Science Daily - News, )

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

Another: the harm that might come from too much exposure to addictive games.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Daniel Brühl gives the period murder mystery a wicked and addictive energy.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

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

Lethal and addictive medical concoctions were unwittingly consumed by millions.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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

Uplifting stories can also become addictive, like vitamins that feed deficiencies.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

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, )

Scientists are one step closer to understanding what causes cocaine to be so addictive.
(Science Daily - News, )

The FDA's agreed to reforms its process for approving potentially addictive painkillers.
(NBC News Health, )

Still, abuse of addictive medications is a lesser problem than meth and pot, agents say.
(Pacific Daily News (Guam) in USA Today - National, )

The latest video game craze is hard to stop playing but not addictive says a researcher.
(BBC News - Technology, )

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, )

In a study, researchers have listed the top five most addictive substances in the planet.
(Tech Times - Health, )

And I got to try it out on the addictive Angeles Crest Highway in north-east Los Angeles.
(Peter Lyon, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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, )

There are concerns that it could be addictive and have other risks that aren't well-known.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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

Definitively ranking how addictive various substances are is tough work, even for scientists.
(Business Insider, Mike Nudelman and Erin Brodwin in The Independent - Science, )

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

GPs prescribed nearly 24 million potentially addictive painkillers, equivalent to 2,700 an hour.
(BBC News - Health, )

Commentary: Marc Benioff insists that addictive products deserve greater government intervention.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

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

Addictive substances hijack the reward system partly via synaptic plasticity onto dopamine neurons.
(Nature Neuroscience, )

The addictive nature of Honour of Kings has been blasted by state media, hitting shares of Tencent.
(BBC News - Business, )

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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced its goal to make cigarettes less addictive.
(Reuters in CBC News - Health, )

Two activist investors are urging Apple to take steps to curb how addictive iPhones are to children.
(NBC News, )

Apple is the latest tech company to be pressured to address the addictive elements of their product.
(Alice G. Walton, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Nicotine is an addictive substance and genetic factors are known to play a role in smoking behaviors.
(Science Daily - News, )

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

Nintendo's addictive runner with the beloved plumber is already the top downloaded app in 80 countries.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

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, )

A Russian man sued Bethesda saying it should have placed a warning label that 'Fallout 4' was addictive.
(Tech Times - Health, )

In a study on mice, the drug did not cause respiratory suppression, constipation or addictive behaviors.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Studies have found that eating sugar can cause changes in the brain that also occur with addictive drugs.
(NBC Today, )

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

Josie Cowan, 24, from Bolton, has been taking strong, potentially addictive co-codamol pills for 12 years.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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, )

A study from the University of North Carolina has found the structures in opioids that make them addictive.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

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

Pokémon GO is electric, addictive and grabs you by the collar despite not really knowing where to take you.
(Forbes - Technology, )

A teenager stumbled across a dead body in a river while playing Pokemon Go, an addictive new smartphone game.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive.
(Fox News - Health, )

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, )

Ana Homayoun said it's not the phone that's addictive, it's the applications on the phone and how it's being used.
(CNBC, )

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, )

The emergency room at one New Jersey hospital is trying to avoid giving out potentially addictive prescription drugs.
(NBC News Health, )

Kate Russo has chased eclipses around the world. “There’s an element to it that’s addictive,” Ms. Russo said.
(The New York Times - Science, )

One in 20 people is being prescribed potentially addictive painkillers for too long with little benefit, says report.
(BBC News - Health, )

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, )

Companies will start running ads ordered by a federal court in which they admit their products kill and are addictive.
(NBC News Health, )

As these volumes show, maps can be deeply addictive because each one is a new worldview, with its own style and grammar.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids.
(Fox News - Health, )

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

The addictive BBC thriller dropped a huge plot twist at the end of the fourth episode which baffled those watching at home.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

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, )

Today's teens perceive e-cigarettes as less harmful, addictive, smelly and difficult to obtain than conventional cigarettes.
(Science Daily - News, )

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, )

For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

The research is a promising step forward in the search for pain relief methods without the addictive side effects of opioids.
(Science Daily - News, )

The show, which returned from its winter hiatus on Monday night, remains as fast-paced and preposterous and addictive as ever.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Children exposed to addictive drugs in the womb may be more likely to perform poorly in school, Australian researchers report.
(HealthDay News in CBC News - Health, )

New research shows that response of brain and emotions to addictive drugs depends on both the setting and the substance of use.
(Science Daily - News, )

King has an array of games on iOS and Android, but it's by far best known for its maddeningly addictive, colorful match 3 title.
(Forbes - Business, )

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

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