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adj anal–re·ten·tive \ˈān-əl-ri-ˈten-tiv\

Medical Definition of ANAL-RETENTIVE

:  characterized by personality traits (as frugality and obstinacy) held to be psychological sequelae of toilet training—compare anal 2b
anal retentiveness noun
July 05, 2015
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insincere or foolish talk
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