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Definition of obsessive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    obsessive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//əbˈsɛsɪv//
     
     
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  1. thinking too much about one particular person or thing, in a way that is not normal He's becoming more and more obsessive about punctuality. an obsessive attention to detail
  2. obsessively
     
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  3.  
    adverb obsessively jealous He worries obsessively about his appearance.
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