Obsessive-compulsive Definition

əbsesiv kəmpulsiv
Designating or of a mental disorder, esp. a neurosis, characterized by compulsive thoughts or actions, irresistible urges, etc., that are unwanted and uncontrollable and interfere with work, social activity, and personal relationships, and often appear as repeated, somewhat ritualistic performances of certain acts.
Webster's New World

Characterized by obsessions and compulsions, especially by the need to perform repetitive tasks.

A person who is obsessive-compulsive.
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