Examples from the Web for obsessive
Obsessive exercising and inadequate nutrition can, over time, put people at high risk for overuse injuries like stress fractures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
McCauley may have married beneath her station, but Gordon-Levitt has obsessive fans.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
To his detractors, he was a half-mad paranoiac who nearly destroyed the CIA in his obsessive search for a Soviet mole.The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy|Will Rahn|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides his obsessive preparations, Leslie introduced another tool to the bank-robbing trade —“the little joker.”
This brings us to a form of insanity which the obsessive may well bear in mind, namely, that known as manic-depressive.
There is an urgent and obsessive need to maintain control, never to be "out of control."When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
Retrospective worry can be absolutely eliminated from the most obsessive mind by the practice of the veteran's philosophy.
Throughout his literary activity it has an obsessive hold on his mind.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
The most common of these obsessive acts is washing with water (washing obsession).Totem and Taboo|Sigmund Freud