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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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


Medical Dictionary

1

obsessive–compulsive

adjective

Medical Definition of obsessive–compulsive

  1. :  relating to or characterized by recurring obsessions and compulsions especially as symptoms of an obsessive-compulsive disorder




2

obsessive–compulsive

noun

Medical Definition of obsessive–compulsive

  1. :  an individual affected with an obsessive-compulsive disorder




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