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Definitions for obsessive
əbˈsɛs ɪvob·ses·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessiveadjective

    a person who has obsessions

  2. obsessional, obsessiveadjective

    characterized by or constituting an obsession

    "the obsessional character of his response"; "obsessive gambling"

Wiktionary

  1. obsessivenoun

    A person who is obsessed, who has an obsession

  2. obsessiveadjective

    Prone to cause obsession

    The idea is too tempting, it's obsessive

  3. obsessiveadjective

    Having one thought or pursuing one activity to the absolute or nearly absolute exclusion of all others.

    Hardcore fans' obsessive behavior may take over their lives

  4. obsessiveadjective

    Excessive, as results from obsession.

    A workaholic's obsessive zeal may lead to success or burnout

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsessive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obsessive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of obsessive in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Arcigay President Flavio Romani:

    He is becoming obsessive about this. Venice does not deserve it.

  3. Marc Summers:

    Most people were n’t aware what OCD was back in the late ‘ 90s, i was supposed to be hosting ‘ Hollywood Squares ’ and then lost the job because people did n’t understand what obsessive compulsive disorder was, and they were spreading rumors that I was difficult to work with and uncooperative, none of which was true. But people were not given the tools to learn what Hollywood Squares ' was.

  4. Arcigay President Flavio Romani:

    Venice is not his city. At the moment he is governing it, but he won't last long given the fool he is making of himself, he is becoming obsessive about this. Venice does not deserve it.

  5. J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005:

    When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.

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    either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
    • A. inexpiable
    • B. naiant
    • C. commensal
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