Dictionary

besetting

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

besetting

adjective be·set·ting

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: beshawledPrevious Word in the Dictionary: besetAll Words Near: besetting
March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears