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Synonyms for obsessive
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsessive(adj)

    a person who has obsessions

    Antonyms:
    unneurotic

  2. obsessional, obsessive(adj)

    characterized by or constituting an obsession

    "the obsessional character of his response"; "obsessive gambling"

    Synonyms:
    obsessional

    Antonyms:
    unneurotic

Wiktionary

  1. obsessive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    headstrong, unrelenting, unyielding

  2. obsessive(adjective)

    Prone to cause obsession

    The idea is too tempting, it's obsessive

    Synonyms:
    unrelenting, headstrong, unyielding

  3. obsessive(adjective)

    Having one thought or pursuing one activity to the absolute or nearly absolute exclusion of all others.

    Hardcore fans' obsessive behavior may take over their lives

    Synonyms:
    unyielding, unrelenting, headstrong

  4. obsessive(adjective)

    Excessive, as results from obsession.

    A workaholic's obsessive zeal may lead to success or burnout

    Synonyms:
    headstrong, unrelenting, unyielding

Editors Contribution

  1. yandere

    a person who is affected by obsession.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 22, 2014  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    obsession, obsessed

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How to use obsessive in a sentence?

  1. Sheldon Cooper:

    Any contract I sign is enforced with my own personal code of ethics, and his obsessive compulsive disorder.

  2. Dr. Karl Bowman:

    Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I dislike from my depth of heart and mind; Trickery love False love Dramatic love Politic love Feign love Obsessive love Motivational love Such things, just grasp, the devilish way of life that circle, within it. Such people are the shadow of evil.

  4. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    The sick and obsessive Mike Pence is going around Latin America, he's campaigning, he has failed on this mini-tour of South America.

  5. J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, 2005:

    When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.


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