Definitions for compulsivekəmˈpʌl sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compulsive(adj)

    a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things

  2. compulsive(adj)

    caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion

    "compulsive drinking"

  3. compulsive, determined, driven(adj)

    strongly motivated to succeed

Wiktionary

  1. compulsive(Noun)

    One who exhibits compulsive behaviours.

  2. compulsive(Adjective)

    uncontrolled or reactive and unconscious

  3. Origin: From compulsus, past participle of compellere, from + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Compulsive(adj)

    having power to compel; exercising or applying compulsion

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compulsive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compulsive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch:

    Compulsive eating is an emotional problem.

  2. Sheldon Cooper:

    Any contract I sign is enforced with my own personal code of ethics, and his obsessive compulsive disorder.

  3. Bette Davis:

    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.

  4. Robert A. Heinlein:

    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.

  5. Alfred Neugut:

    Whatever trait it is in you, whatever your personal quirk is that makes you obsessive compulsive or sloppy about your pill taking, that holds true for your chronic disease pills or oncology pills.

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