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1. obsessive-compulsive

adjective. characterized by obsessions and compulsions.

Synonyms

  • psychoneurotic

Antonyms

  • together

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Rhymes with Obsessive Compulsive

  • convulsive
  • repulsive
  • impulsive

Sentences with obsessive-compulsive


1. Noun Phrase
Dogs can suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder, which causes them to continue grooming when it is not needed.

2. obsessive-compulsive_disorder

noun. an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors.

3. obsessive-compulsive_personality

noun. personality characterized by a strong need to repeat certain acts or rituals.

4. obsessive-compulsive

noun. a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics.

Synonyms

  • mental case
  • psychoneurotic

5. compulsive

adjective. ['kəmˈpʌlsɪv'] caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion.

Synonyms

  • psychoneurotic

Antonyms

  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • compulsus (Latin)

6. compulsive

noun. ['kəmˈpʌlsɪv'] a person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • exhibitionist
  • workaholic
  • perfectionist
  • person
  • individual
  • control freak
  • flasher
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • compulsus (Latin)

7. compulsive

adjective. ['kəmˈpʌlsɪv'] strongly motivated to succeed.

Synonyms

  • driven
  • determined

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • compulsus (Latin)

8. obsessive

noun. ['əbˈsɛsɪv'] a person who has obsessions.

Synonyms

  • psychoneurotic
  • mental case

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • obsess (English)
  • obsessus (English)

9. obsessive

adjective. ['əbˈsɛsɪv'] characterized by or constituting an obsession.

Synonyms

  • psychoneurotic
  • obsessional

Antonyms

  • together

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • obsess (English)
  • obsessus (English)
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