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  • It is also essential to note that the decrease in responding is specific to the habituated stimulus (For example, if one was habituated to the taste of lemon, their responding would increase significantly when presented with the taste of lime) (Domjan, 2010). — “Habituation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Jef Raskin opossed to modal interfaces because they prevent becoming habituated - performing common actions without conscious reasoning. Also, I think Jef Raskin's point about modes preventing users from becoming habituated is wrong. — “Talk:Mode (computer interface) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • It is predominantly habituated by Jats of Sheokhand clan or Shokeen Though over the years a large no of migrants have also come and habituated there. — “Mongol Pur Kalan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • But the earnest desire to look on blood and death, is not peculiar to those dark ages; though in the gladiatorial exercise of single combat and general tourney, they were habituated to the bloody spectacle of brave men falling by each other's hands. — “Ivanhoe” by Sir Walter Scott
  • Becoming habituated to her companionship, Clifford readily showed how capable of imbibing pleasant tints and gleams of cheerful light from all quarters his nature must originally have been. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Excepting a few provincialisms of slight consequence, you have no marks of the manners which I am habituated to consider as peculiar to your class. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte
  • Most striking, perhaps, in their general appearance was the disproportion between the legs of these creatures and the length of their bodies; and yet–so relative is our idea of grace–my eye became habituated to their forms, and at last I even fell in with their persuasion that my own long thighs were ungainly. — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • After having stood a few minutes in the cavern, the atmosphere of which was rather warm than damp, Dantes' eye, habituated as it was to darkness, could pierce even to the remotest angles of the cavern, which was of granite that sparkled like diamonds. "Alas," said Edmond, smiling, "these are the treasures the cardinal has left; and the good abbe, seeing in a dream these glittering walls, has indulged in fallacious hopes." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • He hoped, says Bishop Osorius, no contemptible Latin historian of these later times, that the favour of the liberty he had given them having failed of converting them to Christianity, yet the difficulty of committing themselves to the mercy of the mariners and of abandoning a country they were now habituated to and were grown very rich in, to go and expose themselves in strange and unknown regions, would certainly do it. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne

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