Definitions For Addiction


  • (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master
  • An abnormally strong craving
  • Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  • A strong and harmful need to regularly have something (such as a drug) or do something (such as gamble)
  • An unusually great interest in something or a need to do or have something

Is Addiction a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Addiction is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Addiction in a Sentence

  • He has a drug addiction.
  • His life has been ruined by heroin addiction.
  • He devotes his summers to his surfing addiction.

Synonyms for Addiction

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