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obsessional

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of obsessional

  1. caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge had an obsessional need to be liked by everybody Synonyms besetting, driven, impulsive, compulsive, obsessiveRelated Words irrepressible, uncontrollable; automatic, instinctive, involuntary, knee-jerk, reflex, spontaneous; conditioned, mechanical; unconscious, unthinking, unwitting; capricious, unpredictable, whimsicalNear Antonyms unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful); controllable, manageable, resistible



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