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obsessive–compulsive

adjective

Simple Definition of obsessive–compulsive

  • psychology : relating to or having a mental illness that involves repeating actions or thinking about certain things too much

Full Definition of obsessive–compulsive

  1. :  relating to, characterized by, or affected with recurring obsessions and compulsions especially as symptoms of a neurotic state <obsessive–compulsive disorder>

obsessive–compulsive noun

1927

First Known Use of obsessive–compulsive

1927

Rhymes with obsessive–compulsive


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