Definitions for workaholicˌwɜrk əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
work•a•hol•icˌwɜrk əˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk(n.)
a person who works compulsively at the expense of other pursuits.
Origin of workaholic:
1965–70; work+ -aholic
person with a compulsive need to work
A person who feels compelled to work excessively.
In the nature or manner of a workaholic.
A workaholic is a person who is addicted to work. The term generally implies that the person enjoys their work; it can also imply that they simply feel compelled to do it. There is no generally accepted medical definition of such a condition, although some forms of stress, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder can be work-related. Workaholism is not the same as working hard.
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