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Compulsive   /kəmpˈəlsɪv/   Listen
Compulsive

adjective
1.
Caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion.
2.
Strongly motivated to succeed.  Synonyms: determined, driven.



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"Compulsive" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Pontic sea, Whose icy current and compulsive course Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on To the Propontic and the Hellespont: Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace, Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love, Till that a capable and wide ...
— English literary criticism • Various



Words linked to "Compulsive" :   perfectionist, control freak, neurotic, obsessive-compulsive personality, mortal, determined, workaholic, individual, someone, compulsivity, flasher, compulsion, somebody, psychoneurotic, soul, person, ambitious, driven, exhibitionist



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