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. Dee Hill:

    He was just almost obsessive about seeing his guns.

  2. Dr. Karl Bowman:

    Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.

  3. Arcigay President Flavio Romani:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Sheldon Cooper:

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

Images & Illustrations of obsessive

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