What does obsessive mean?

Definitions for obsessive
əbˈsɛs ɪvob·ses·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessive(adj)

    a person who has obsessions

  2. obsessional, obsessive(adj)

    characterized by or constituting an obsession

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

Wiktionary

  1. obsessive(Noun)

    A person who is obsessed, who has an obsession

  2. obsessive(Adjective)

    Prone to cause obsession

    The idea is too tempting, it's obsessive

  3. obsessive(Adjective)

    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. obsessive(Adjective)

    Excessive, as results from obsession.

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

How to pronounce obsessive?

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How to say obsessive in sign language?

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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. Ryder Cup:

    One of the things that makes Rory special is he's not a Nick Faldo-kind of personality, obsessive with the game, an incredibly hard practicer, focused 24/7, that's not his dynamic, that's not what makes him tick as a golfer, he's much more creative, much more inspirational and that's what makes him so exciting as a player. What he does off the course gives him that energy, that freshness, to play that way.

  2. Saimo Chahal:

    It's not clear that Michael actually understands what he has done, because of his Asperger's, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and other psychological conditions there is a question mark over whether he's fit to plead and to undergo the trial process in the States.

  3. Sheldon Cooper:

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

  4. Dannielle Miller:

    Teenagers are wired to feel emotional and to feel almost obsessive about things, and passionate and impulsive. So it makes sense biologically that they are this entrenched in 1D.

  5. Dee Hill:

    He was just almost obsessive about seeing his guns.

Images & Illustrations of obsessive

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