Obsessive meaning

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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.

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The definition of obsessive is fixated on something.

An example of an obsessive person is someone who needs to count his shirts every day.

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A person who has obsessive thoughts.
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Of, relating to, characteristic of, or causing an obsession.

Obsessive gambling.

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Obsessive is defined as a person who has excessive thoughts or actions.

An example of an obsessive is a person who constantly thinks about death.

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Of, having the nature of, or causing an obsession or obsessions.
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Relating to, characteristic of, or causing an obsession.

Obsessive gambling.

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Prone to cause obsession.

The idea is too tempting, it's obsessive.

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Excessive, as results from obsession.

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

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A person who is obsessed, who has an obsession.
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Excessive in degree or nature.

An obsessive need to win.

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Origin of obsessive

  • obsess +"Ž -ive

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