The devotion of a person to something, whether sin in general or food, alcohol or wealth in particular, so as to become dependent upon it. A person will never be satisfied in such a state of slavery. The answer to addiction is self-control through the resources of the new life in Christ.
Addiction is the consequence of sin
Addiction to food, alcohol or drugs is to become dependent upon them
Addiction to wealth is to be controlled by it
Addiction never satisfies
Addiction to sinful habits does not satisfy Ro 6:20-21
The answer to addiction: self-control through the new life in Christ