“Addicted”: vocabulary meaning.
- If someone is “addicted” he or she can’t stop doing something. If you are addicted to chocolate, for example, you can’t stop eating it and it becomes a problem. Someone can be addicted to cigarettes, alcohol or other things.
Other examples of “addicted” vocabulary in a sentence
- You smoke all the time. I think you’re addicted to cigarettes.
- I’m addicted to you” I can’t stop thinking about you.
- I’m addicted to sweets. I must stop eating them but I just can’t.
“Addicted”: use in context explanation
The man has a problem. His wife is addicted to shopping and spends all their money. He doesn’t know what to do and needs professional help. The man looks up a good therapist on the internet and finds dr. Smith. He comes to the first appointment and the doctor seems to be very nice and friendly. The only problem is that the man will have to spend even more money to pay for the therapy but he is determined to help his addicted wife.