Examples of besetting in a Sentence
that woman's besetting need to meddle in the affairs of others
First Known Use of besetting
Synonymscompulsive, driven, impulsive, obsessional, obsessive
Related Wordsirrepressible, uncontrollable; automatic, instinctive, involuntary, knee-jerk, reflex, spontaneous; conditioned, mechanical; unconscious, unthinking, unwitting; capricious, unpredictable, whimsical
Near Antonymsunforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful); controllable, manageable, resistible
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