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compulsive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of compulsive

  1. caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge <his compulsive clowning around can sometimes be annoying> Synonyms besetting, driven, impulsive, obsessional, obsessive Related Words irrepressible, uncontrollable; automatic, instinctive, involuntary, knee-jerk, reflex, spontaneous; conditioned, mechanical; unconscious, unthinking, unwitting; capricious, unpredictable, whimsical Near Antonyms unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful); controllable, manageable, resistible




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