Habítual. adj. [habituel, from habit, French.] Customary; accustomed; inveterate; established by frequent repetition.
Sin, there in pow'r before
Once actual; now in body, and to dwell
Habitual habitant. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. x.
Art is properly an habitual knowledge of certain rules and maxims. South.
By length of time
The scurf is worn away of each committed crime:
No speck is left of their habitual stains;
But the pure ether of the soul remains. Dryden's Æn.
'Tis impossible to become an able artist, without making your art habitual to you. Dryden's Dufresnoy.