Definición de obsessive en inglés:

obsessive

Saltos de línea: ob¦ses|sive
Pronunciación: /əbˈsɛsɪv
 
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adjetivo

1Of the nature of an obsession: people dogged by obsessive jealousy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This game gives me a compulsion to my already obsessive nature to keep playing and to kill everyone who isn't me.
  • It is a relief, he says, to confess to the private consultant that the refuge he once sought in art for his depression and regimented obsessive nature, he now finds in the bottle.
  • I am particularly concerned about the obsessive nature of this defendant, and whether he represents a danger to women in general.
Sinónimos
all-consuming, consuming, compulsive, dominating, controlling, obsessional, addictive, fanatical, fanatic, neurotic, excessive, besetting, gripping, haunting, tormenting, inescapable
informal pathological
US informal wackadoo, wackadoodle
1.1Affected by an obsession: she became obsessive about her school work
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Domestic contentment has provided a secure foundation, enabling him to direct his obsessive focus on career success.

sustantivo

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A person who is affected by an obsession: he’s an obsessive, obsessed with having complete collections of things
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hollywood turns brides-to-be into into petty, vulgar, nitpicking obsessives.
  • All booksellers, I begin to think, are crazed obsessives.
  • Theirs is a marriage of football convenience made by football obsessives.

Derivativos

obsessively

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My 16 yr old self would have listened obsessively.
  • It's really out of my control, so what's the use in obsessively worrying and biting my nails and smoking and thinking of all the reasons I shouldn't get the job now that I want it.
  • I'll let others speculate what it is in his private life that keeps him making films continuously and obsessively, seemingly to the exclusion of everything else.

obsessiveness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The good thing about Bollinger is that he hasn't lost that quality - passion, wonder, obsessiveness, whatever it is - that initially motivates the fan or collector.
  • What the truth is, is that it shows really the obsessiveness, the addictiveness of this kind of eating, the eating in the car, the bingeing, all of which is true.
  • Her two-hour sunrise yoga sessions and macrobiotic diet (though hers appears to include wine and cheese) have been held up as instances of fussy obsessiveness.

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