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.
* habituall (obsolete)
Behaving in a regular manner, as a habit.
Recurring, or that is performed over and over again.
- He's a habitual chainsmoker .
Regular or usual.
- Her habitual lying was the reason for my mistrust .
- Professor Franklein took his habitual seat at the conference table .
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:
* Jonathan Swift
- Although I was a member of the royal household , I was not among the privileged few who were trained for rule.
(obsolete) A line of ancestry; a race or house.
* 1592 , , IV. vi. 39:
- And calls, without affecting airs, / His household twice a day to prayers.
- In thee thy mother dies, our household's name, / My death's revenge, thy youth, and England's fame.
Belonging to the same house and family.
Of anything found in or having its origin in a home.
* Household Cavalry
* household deity
* household god
* household name