Correct spelling, explanation: we spell habit with one consonant b, because the word derives from Latin habitus meaning custom.
Habbit is incorrect, because spelling with double b.
Definition of habit:
1. noun, a custom, something we are used to do, usual practice, may be positive or negative
She has a habit of waking up at 8 o’clock every day.
Jack had a bad habit of smoking.
2. noun, a long piece clothing worn by monks or nuns
Mother Teresa’s habit was white and blue.
Idioms and phrases with habit:
→ to kick the habit, to give up a bad habit: The purpose of that organisation is to help drug addicts to kick the habit.
→ to get into the habit of doing something, to start to do something, to get used to a new habit: She got into the habit of healthy cooking really quickly.
My New Year’s resolution is to get into the habit of going to the gym regularly.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: because of its origin, the word habit should be spelled with only one b.
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