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besetting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of besetting

  1. caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge that woman's besetting need to meddle in the affairs of others Synonyms of besetting compulsive, driven, impulsive, obsessional, obsessiveWords Related to besetting irrepressible, uncontrollable; automatic, instinctive, involuntary, knee-jerk, reflex, spontaneous; conditioned, mechanical; unconscious, unthinking, unwitting; capricious, unpredictable, whimsicalNear Antonyms of besetting unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful); controllable, manageable, resistible



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