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compulsive

adjective

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caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge
  • his compulsive clowning around can sometimes be annoying

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The first known use of compulsive was in 1588

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“Compulsive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compulsive. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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