Definitions for obsessive-compulsive
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of, pertaining to, or characterized by the persistent intrusion of unwanted thoughts accompanied by ritualistic actions, regarded as a form of neurosis.
(n.)a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics.
Origin of obsessive-compulsive:
a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
characterized by obsessions and compulsions
Characterized by obsessions and compulsions, especially by the need to perform repetitive tasks
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