What does obsessive mean?

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. 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. Janis Jones:

    I am an obsessive beach cleaner.

  3. Sam Stoller:

    My feeling from all this is that this is a story about anti-Semitism, it's a story about two young men who worked pretty much all of their lives since they were children to prepare for this moment, and they prepared with an obsessive compulsive behavior that normal people couldn't understand.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I dislike from my depth of heart and mind; Trickery love False love Dramatic love Politic love Feign love Obsessive love Motivational love Such things, just grasp, the devilish way of life that circle within it. Such people are the shadow of evil

  5. Keyu Jin:

    There's a consensus around the world among central bank governors and governments at large that they want to have control of money and money supply and the seigniorage that comes along with it, but over-obsessive control and governance is probably more unique to China than anything else.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. numinous
    • B. askant
    • C. commensal
    • D. ostensive

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