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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•ses•siveəbˈsɛs ɪv(adj.)

  1. being, pertaining to, or resembling an obsession:

    an obsessive fear of illness.

  2. causing an obsession.

  3. excessive, esp. extremely so.

  4. (n.)a person who has obsessions.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessiveness, obsessivity(noun)

    extreme compulsiveness


  1. obsessiveness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being obsessive.

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