Origin of obsessive
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Related Words for obsessivenessintolerance, zeal, bigotry, hatred, extremism, zealotry, madness, abandonment, dogma, unruliness, bias, infatuation, transport, stubbornness, obstinacy, passion, injustice, tenacity, partisanship, enthusiasm
psychiatry motivated by a persistent overriding idea or impulse, often associated with anxiety and mental illness
continually preoccupied with a particular activity, person, or thing
psychiatry a person subject to obsession
a person who is continually preoccupied with a particular activity, person, or thing
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Of, characteristic of, or causing an obsession.
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