Habitual vs Household - What's the difference?

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Habitual is a related term of household.


As adjectives the difference between habitual and household

is that habitual is behaving in a regular manner, as a habit while household is belonging to the same house and family.

As a noun household is

collectively, all the persons who live in a given house; a family including attendants, servants etc; a domestic or family establishment.

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

    household

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Collectively, all the persons who live in a given house; a family including attendants, servants etc.; a domestic or family establishment.
  • * 1994 , Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom , Abacus 2010, p. 5:
  • Although I was a member of the royal household , I was not among the privileged few who were trained for rule.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • And calls, without affecting airs, / His household twice a day to prayers.
  • (obsolete) A line of ancestry; a race or house.
  • * 1592 , , IV. vi. 39:
  • In thee thy mother dies, our household's name, / My death's revenge, thy youth, and England's fame.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Belonging to the same house and family.
  • Of anything found in or having its origin in a home.
  • Derived terms

    * Household Cavalry * household deity * household god * household name