Definitions for compulsivekəmˈpʌl sɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word compulsive
a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion
compulsive, determined, driven(adj)
strongly motivated to succeed
One who exhibits compulsive behaviours.
uncontrolled or reactive and unconscious
Origin: From compulsus, past participle of compellere, from + .
having power to compel; exercising or applying compulsion
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Compulsive eating is an emotional problem.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Remind me to write an article on the compulsive reading of news. The theme will be that most neuroses can be traced to the unhealthy habit of wallowing in the troubles of five billion strangers.
My feeling from all this is that this is a story about anti-Semitism, it's a story about two young men who worked pretty much all of their lives since they were children to prepare for this moment, and they prepared with an obsessive compulsive behavior that normal people couldn't understand.
More of it remains active flooding the brain with excess dopamine, resulting in intense pleasure and its related anticipation that users come to crave resulting in compulsive use and a stronger addiction, designing the molecule of a drug that blocks the exit door for dopamine in the brain makes it a more addictive substance.
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