What does the word habit mean?

Usage examples for habit

  1. His usual habit was to go to sleep the moment he got into bed; but he was always ready to talk, if there was anything he wanted to talk about. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  2. It is because men feel the necessity to explain that they drop into the habit of saying what is not true. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  3. But Sir Roger de Launay, ever watching the Queen, saw that she was very pale, and more silent even than was her usual habit, and that her eyes every now and again rested on the King, with something of wonder, as well as fear. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli