Traditional vs Habitual - What's the difference?

traditional | habitual |


As adjectives the difference between traditional and habitual

is that traditional is of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the scriptures while habitual is behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.

traditional

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  • I think her traditional values are antiquated .
  • Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
  • In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
  • Antonyms

    * nontraditional, non-traditional * untraditional

    Derived terms

    * traditionally

    habitual

    English

    Alternative forms

    * habituall (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.
  • He's a habitual chainsmoker .
  • Recurring, or that is performed over and over again.
  • Her habitual lying was the reason for my mistrust .
  • Regular or usual.
  • Professor Franklein took his habitual seat at the conference table .

    Derived terms

    * habitually