besetting

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

be·set·ting

adjective

Definition of BESETTING

:  constantly present or attacking :  obsessive

Examples of BESETTING

  1. <that woman's besetting need to meddle in the affairs of others>

First Known Use of BESETTING

1634

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