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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:

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, )

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, )

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

22 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

Federal health officials speaking in unusually blunt terms Tuesday called on the American medical community to turn away from treating common ailments with highly addictive painkillers, saying the nation’s prescription drug epidemic was a “doctor-driven” crisis.The appeal accompanied the release...
(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

7 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, )

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, )


6 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, )

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.

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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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 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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

'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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

The current standard of care is to first try corticosteroid injections before moving on to opioid treatments which can be addictive.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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, )

The researchers behind the study believe that this is problematic because the drugs in question are addictive and inhibit lung function.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers have uncovered clues as to what makes the drug so addictive, offering insight that could help develop new treatment options.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The substance, which contained low levels of morphine and codeine, is said to be sprinkled on food to make them more addictive to eaters.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new study finds.
(UPI - Health News, )

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

B.C. doctors have become the first in Canada to be legally bound by strict new standards for prescribing opioids and other addictive drugs.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

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, )

With just a few days left until the Super Bowl, lifestyle expert Annabel Langbein has come up with a handful of delicious, addictive snacks.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

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, )

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