What is habitual?

Some articles on habitual:

Saṃsāra (Buddhism) - Characteristics - Habitual, Repetitive Pattern
... The nature of samsara is a habitual, repetitive pattern ... Ajahn Sucitto explains The pattern is that each new arising, or “birth” if you like, is experienced as unfulfilling ...
Bengali Grammar - Verbs - Tense - Habitual Past Tense
... The habitual past tense has a few different uses ... It is easy to form the habitual past tense simply start with the simple past tense and change the l to t (except in the tui form) ...
Habitual Residence
... In conflict of laws, habitual residence is the standard used to determine the law which should be applied to determine a given legal dispute ... Habitual residence is less demanding than domicile and the focus is more on past experience rather than future intention ... There is normally only one habitual residence where the individual usually resides and routinely returns to after visiting other places ...
BZJ - Morphology - Aspect - The Habitual Aspect
... Belizean Creole does not have a habitual aspect in its own right ... Other creoles have a general tendency to merge the habitual with completive, the habitual with progressive, or the habitual with future ... Thus, we can only assume that the habitual is expressed through context and not through morphological marking ...
International Matrimonial Law - Child Custody - Parental Child Abduction
... Its goal is to provide that if a child is removed from his habitual residence and custodial status to another country, the child can be returned to the country of his habitual residence thus maintaining ... custody of the children in Los Angeles, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that habitual residence can change ... States had supplanted Israel as the children’s habitual residence, rejecting the father’s petition for return of the children under the convention ...

More definitions of "habitual":

  • (adj): Made a norm or custom or habit.
    Example: "His habitual practice was to eat an early supper"; "her habitual neatness"

Famous quotes containing the word habitual:

    People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person’s habitual misery.
    Graham Greene (1904–1991)

    The hourly kindness, the day’s common speech,
    The habitual content of each with each
    When neither soul nor body has been crossed.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)