Thesaurus

besetting

Synonyms and Antonyms of besetting

caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge

  • that woman's besetting need to meddle in the affairs of others
Synonyms of besetting
Words Related to besetting
Near Antonyms of besetting



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up besetting? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

something that serves to warn or remind

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!